Saturday, May 25, 2024

Oceana in Belize

Oceana in Belize hosts ‘Fish School’ a training workshop for the media

Held under the title ‘Fish School,’ the workshop was facilitated by Margot Stiles, Marine Scientist and Chief of Strategy and Philip Chou, Senior Advisor, Science and Strategy, both from the Oceana international team.

Belizean Wavemakers Gather for Oceana’s 2018 Annual General Meeting

Over two hundred and fifty Wavemakers from Corozal, Orange Walk, the Belize District, San Pedro, San Ignacio, Belmopan, Dangriga, Hopkins and Toledo attended this year’s event.

Kids in Action tackle Boca del Rio during National Coastal and River waterways clean-up campaign

On Saturday, October 6th, Oceana in Belize hosted their 27th National Coastal and River Waterways Clean Up campaign across the country. This year, the clean-up reached Ambergris Caye, where the organization teamed up with a group of environmental advocates known as Kids in Action (KIA).

San Pedro observes Hands across the Sand

Ambergris Caye residents joined thousands of Belizeans on Saturday, May 19th for the annual ‘Hands across the Sand’ in an effort to highlight the issues that threaten Belize’s marine natural resources.

Roni Martinez is the 2018 James A Waight Award Honoree

Since 1987, the Belize Audubon Society (BAS) has bestowed a deserving individual or organization with the James A. Waight Award every February 16th. The award highlights the positive work done to protect and enhance Belize’s conservation, and this year’s awardee is none other than Roni Martinez.

GOB takes historic step with moratorium on offshore oil exploration

During the October 20th sitting of the House of Representatives, the Government of Belize (GOB) made history by introducing a legislation to enshrine a moratorium on offshore oil exploration in Belize.

Ambergris Caye’s Madison Edwards and conservationist Luz Hunter get Ocean Hero Award

The two recipients of the Ocean Here Award are career tour guide and conservation educator Luz Hunter and Madison Edwards from Ambergris Caye.

Third whale perishes in Belizean waters

The site of a dead sperm whale on Belize’s southern waters on Monday, August 28th, raised concerns as to what is happening to the whale population transiting through the region.