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Corona the Hawksbill Embarks on an Information Gathering Journey!

It’s been two years since we’ve reported on turtle conservation in Gales Point and today, we travelled to the village to bring you the latest turtle tagging event with the [...]

2020 Atlantic Season Runs Out of Names

The 2020 Hurricane Season has exhausted all the named storms presented at the start of the season. Today, when Tropical Storm Wilfred formed, the National Hurricane Center had to turn [...]

Ideal Hurricane Conditions Lead to a Super Active Season!

As Gordon explained just now, they need additional names because of how active the season is. Today, he went on to explain just why we are seeing this heightened level [...]

BDF Commander Comments on PC Ical

After six days of being lost in the jungles of Southern Belize, P.C. Bernard Ical returned to post in good health. The police officer went missing last week Wednesday and found [...] Welcomes Belizeans For a Day of Relaxation

We all know that tourism has taken a nose-dive; the P.G.I.A. remains closed for another three weeks and international visitors have kept away due to the corona virus. Tour operators [...]

7 Scarlet Macaws are released into the wild – their population remains a target for Guat poachers!

Back in June we told you about the Guatemalan poacher Profilio Ramirez Tirgeros who was shot in the leg inside the Chiquibul Forest Reserve. Tirgeros and another man were found [...]

The Belize Zoo Needs Your Help

Since COVID-19 hit the Belize Zoo has been facing some tough financial times. They have had to close off to visitors for most of the past few months and have [...]

Weather Update – the Latest on TS Nana

As we end the newscast tonight, we leave you with the latest update on Tropical Storm Nana. We note that rains have started in the city and down south.  Now, [...]

Behind the Scenes at The Belize Zoo – a Look at How the Animals are Fed!

The Belize Zoo has over two hundred resident animals – and they each require special care and that includes a balanced diet. Some of the animals are big meat eaters, [...]

Guinea Grass Village Council writes to PM – “ Lift the lockdown”

Two protests were held in Guinea Grass Village last week. The northern community is under lockdown until the first week of September but villagers complain that they have been suffering [...]

Will other villages in the north be placed under a lockdown?

And while the Guinea Grass Village Council and NAVO champion the lifting of the lockdown of the village – D.H.S. Marvin Manzanero says that the spread of the virus in [...]

TD14 Expected to Bring Rains over the Weekend!

The National Meteorological Service is monitoring Tropical Depression fourteen. As of six this evening, TD-fourteen was about one hundred miles east of Cabo Gracias A Dios on the Nicaragua/Honduras border [...]

Hurricane Shelters During a Pandemic – Get Your Family Plans Ready!

On Friday, we will have an update for you on Tropical Depression Fourteen, but as you heard from the National Met Service, if TD-fourteen remains on track, it will make [...]

G.C.F. Approves Project Preparation Facility to Build Adaptive Capacity of Sugarcane Farmers

The sugar industry was impacted by drought conditions which led to a late start of the sugar crop this year.  It put cane farmers out of pocket, but tonight there [...]

The Impact of COVID-19 on Protected Areas Management

How are organizations working on environmental protection handling the COVID-19 situation?  Well, across the world, conservation N.G.O.s are feeling the pressures. And it’s no different here in Belize.  These N.G.O.s [...]

The Opportunities in the Seaweed Industry

On Monday night we showed you fifteen participants, majority fisherfolk from the Turneffe Atoll Marine Reserve, who became certified in an introduction to seaweed farming. Those fisherfolk want to supplement [...]

Seaweed Farming – Is It a Viable Option for Fisherfolk?

Is seaweed farming the next big thing for fisherfolk in Belize? Well, the Turneffe Atoll Sustainability Association, in partnership with The Nature Conservancy and the Belize Fisheries Department, wrapped up [...]

Environmental N.G.O.s Not Spared from Pandemic Impact

Since the onset of the COVID 19 pandemic, we’ve been reporting on its impact. The tourism industry collapsed and many other industries and sectors continue to experience shockwaves as a [...]

Get Your Free Mahogany Tree from Belize Audubon Society!

The Belize Audubon Society’s “Greening Across Belize” is underway with the organization giving away three hundred mahogany plants. It’s an initiative that usually coincides with Earth Day in April but [...]

Santa Cruz Village Council’s Land Woes Continue

Santa Cruz Village Council continues to fight to maintain control of the village’s land expansion project. Issues for the council arose back in January 2019 when they received word that [...]

Chairman Scott says Land Commissioner Not Answering Questions

According to Scott, he has attempted to clarify the matter with Commissioner of Lands and Surveys, Wilbert Vallejos. Scott says that Vallejos has not responded to any of his queries. [...]

Jose Abelardo Mai Comments on SOE in San Felipe, Blue Creek

San Felipe and Blue Creek Villages are under quarantine and will remain in that state for no less than a month since Statutory Instrument one hundred came into effect on [...]

Agriculture Sector Threatened by Swarm of Locusts

In the west, locusts ravaging farmlands in Peten, Guatemala are near the border. They are about seventy miles away and making their way across Central America.  In Guatemala, Prensa Libre [...]

“Everything that is green is at risk right now”

Organization for Plant and Animal Health has issued an alert to all member countries including Belize saying that the plague of the Central American locust has caused serious economic damage due [...]

A Baby Manatee is Rescued!

On Monday, Manatee Conservationist Jamal Galves and a team of volunteers rescued an orphan manatee calf.  A concerned citizen spotted the calf in distress off the George Price Highway around [...]