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[19 Mar 2009 | 4 Comments | ]
Chaa Creek: Belize’s First Ever Green Globe Certified Business

19 March 2009, Belize – The Lodge at Chaa Creek has achieved the prestigious Green Globe Certified Silver status under the global Certification programme. The global programme recognises The Lodge at Chaa Creek’s commitment to operating at the world’s highest environmental standard and becoming Belize’s first ever Green Globe Certified business.
Prior to achieving Certification, The Lodge at Chaa Creek successfully Benchmarked against key environmental indicators including energy and water consumption, total waste production and community commitment.
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[2 Mar 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Belize Eco-Tourism: Experiencing Belize’s Ecology

Belize is perfect for eco-tourism because of its spectacular teeming jungles, lush rainforests, dry pine savannas, tangled mangrove swamps, and dynamic coral reefs. It is truly one of the best examples in the New World Tropics of a species rich, biologically diverse country and is a leader in conservation initiatives.
On the other hand, it is estimated that Belize produces approximately 350,000 tons of solid waste annually from domestic households and commercial establishments. This means that each person living in Belize …