Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Belize Barrier Reef System

Reef Week San Pedro kicks off with a swim to the reef challenge

Twenty-three participants kicked off the annual Reef Week San Pedro with an early morning swim challenge to the reef.

Parents encouraged to sign up children for the Coral Reef Ed-Ventures Summer Camp

Celebrating its 20th year, the Coral Reef Ed-Ventures Summer Camp is aimed at promoting the conservation of the Belize Barrier Reef System by teaching children on the importance of coral and marine ecosystems.

Hol Chan Marine Reserve Reef Week 2018 opens with “Swim to the Reef”

Bright and early at 6AM, islanders gathered at Amigos Del Mar Dive Shop dock, dressed in snorkeling gear and ready to swim to the reef and back.

Hol Chan announces activities for Reef Week 2018

For the past 12 years, Hol Chan has been celebrating Belize’s Barrier Reef System through a week of activities, aimed at raising awareness on the importance of protecting and preserving the marine environment.

San Pedro youth top Annual English Caye Swim Challenge

Among the 30 swimmers from across the country was San Pedro’s 13-year-old Carina Paz, who was the first and youngest female to complete the 1.6 mile swim. Brandon Santos, Jordan Santos and Kian Trejo took the first, second, and fourth place respectively.

Belize Barrier Reef report card shows ‘fair’ improvement

A most anticipated report card for the Meso-American Barrier Reef, with most of its extension along the coast of Belize, was officially presented on Wednesday, January 10th.

The Good, the Bad and the Future of Belize’s Coral Kingdom

It is clear that Belize’s barrier reef complex is under assault and the combined impacts from the land and at sea threatens to tear down the walls of the coral kingdom.

Videographers allegedly damage reef while filming at Hol Chan

The tour guide and conservation community are concerned after allegations surfaced that a film crew caused damage to the Belize Barrier Reef System at Hol Chan Marine Reserve.