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OCEANA loses case against GoB

The Government of Belize (GoB) won the second round of court proceedings on June 21st against OCEANA. As readers may recall, Supreme Court Judge...

OCEANA condemns GOB’s outright disrespect for Oil case ruling

Press Release- Oceana, June 11, 2013- Since Supreme Court Judge Justice Oswell Legall handed down his decision on April 16 declaring all offshore oil contracts...

OCEANA Awardees revealed at World Oceans Day Cocktail

Press Release- Oceana, June 10,2013- "We are extremely proud and gratified to honor Dr. Melanie McField with the Oceana in Belize Ocean Hero Award for...

Oceana’s Northern II trawler sold for $1 to Placencia fishermen for sustainable use

Oceana in Belize finalized the sale of the last of two trawlers they had acquired when trawling was banned in Belize in December of...

Oceana calls on GOB to demand that Treaty Energy respect our laws

Treaty Energy, under the umbrella of Princess Petroleum, has resumed drilling operations in San Juan #3, says Oceana in Belize. This violates the court ruling by Justice Oswell Legall which called the contract was “unlawful, null and void”

‘Northern II’ about to get new owners

With the steel-hulled former trawler Northern II from Oceana, the Placencia Coop hopes to take their Seaweed Project to a new level.

Offshore Oil contracts are null and void

In a historic move, Justice Oswell Legall handed down his judgement on the government-issued offshore oil contracts, declaring them null and void. Legall chastised the government, declaring the contracts "not only irresponsible, but reckless."

Oceana Pays Tribute to Marine Conservationist Lionel “Chocolate” Heredia

PRESS RELEASE April 15, 2013 Oceana is saddened by the news of the passing of one of Belize’s first Marine Conservationist, Lionel “Chocolate” Heredia, who was a...