Friday, May 24, 2024

Earth Day

Beach clean-ups and educational campaigns mark Earth Day 2022 on the island; sea turtle nesting areas again overwhelmed with garbage

Earth Day 2022 was celebrated on Ambergris Caye with an environmental fair and beach clean-ups on the island's northern side over the weekend of April 23rd. One of the beach clean-ups tackled an area known for sea turtle nesting, which was filthy and unsafe for these endangered creatures to nest.

Students turn plastic litter into art

A public anti-litter education campaign to recycle plastic and glass containers is an integral part of the Marine Litter Action Plan presented by the Department of the Environment at the Radisson Fort George Hotel in Belize City on Wednesday, September 4.

ACES organize Earth Day lagoon clean-up

The clean-up started around 9AM outside the San Pedrito canal on the mangroves side, opposite from Captain Iguanas. Garbage collected included a lot of glass and plastic bottles, old sofa’s, a rusted fridge, plastic bags, hangers, shoes, lots of household garbage.

ACES calls for justice after crocodile’s brutal death

On Saturday, April 22nd, Chris Summers, crocodile conservationist from the American Crocodile Education Sanctuary (ACES) was responding to a call about a dead crocodile.

Students join Oceana to celebrate Mother Earth

The community came together with demonstrating support for the environment and appreciation of Mother Earth.

US Embassy Celebrates Earth with Reusable Bags program in San Pedro

Convenience store shopping often yields a large amount of plastic bags. It does not matter if it is just one item being purchased, it...

PROJECT EARTH 2015: Atlantic Bank Helping Reduce Overdraft on Nature

Atlantic Bank Ltd, in collaboration with Institute for Sustainability of Community and Environment (IN.S.C.E) and a group of women have engaged in an initiative...

Another VIP Environmental Success Story

Earth Day 2015 Theme: “It’s Our Turn to Lead” Press Release - VISION INSPIRED BY THE PEOPLE – April 20, 2015 - As part of...