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[16 Oct 2013 | One Comment | ]

Brion Young, who is also assistant manager of Chaa Creek’s Belize Natural History Centre, said the Post and Courier article confirms his own observations about the manatee’s growing popularity.

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[5 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

The 2,000 volunteers worked on cleaning up sections of the sea, various lakes, lagoons, rivers and creeks, removing piles of debris and trash from the beaches and banks of Belize’s precious waterways and generally giving the ecosystem a much needed show of support along with very practical help.

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[26 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Today’s theme of Solid Waste Management meant that the day was not as hectic as previous days. Campers had a leisurely breakfast, and a couple games of “Wink Assassin” before diving straight into Arts and Crafts, recycling plastic water bottles to use as stylish bracelets. Some campers decorated their bracelets with the colors of the Belizean flag, while others went with more colorful heart stickers.

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[25 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

While preparations for the hike were underway, the campers sat down at the arts and crafts tables to make their very own wallets. Tastes in wallet decoration varied widely, with some campers using stickers, some drawing, some using leaves and sticks, and several using magazine cutouts

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[22 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Now imagine if every country on Earth was working this conscientiously towards finding environmental solutions and creating a better, more sustainable future. Perhaps amid all the doom and gloom there is hope that our children’s children will inherit a world that is not only liveable, but as wondrously beautiful as the one we’re lucky enough to wake up to every day in Belize.

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[20 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]

“The winners were selected by Lucy Fleming (Chaa Creek co-founder) & Eco Kids organizer Roberto Harrison, categorized by districts and organized to meet at central points to be picked up by a Chaa Creek shuttle and transferred to the Macal River Camp,” said Mr. Harrison.

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[20 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

According to Chaa Creek founder and general manager Lucy Fleming, the innovative annual event gives Belizean youth an opportunity to learn about their natural world through a mix of adventure, social interaction, fun and hands-on education aimed at instilling a sense of wonder and responsibility for the environment.

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[13 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

We’ll have more on this later, but for now want to commend the Belize Fisheries Department for joining the fight against this little known but very destructive crime against the environment and global food security.

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[27 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

Chaa Creek, one of Belize’s major eco resorts, has received numerous awards for sustainable practices and sponsors a range of environmental initiatives and educational projects. It hosted England’s Prince Harry during his visit to Belize in March of 2012.

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[18 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

You find all sorts of things when you Google “Belize”, and today’s discovery was a blog by a Kevin Edmunds, posted on the North American Congress on Latin America website.

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[12 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

“When the proposal to build a large cruise ship facility at Crawl Caye in Southern Belize was announced, alarm bells were set off all across the Belize,” Mr Young said. “It’s not just environmentalists who were concerned, but stakeholders in Belize’s tourism industry as well. We have a great reputation as a clean, environmentally conscious travel destination, and that’s something we want to maintain,” he said.

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[4 Jun 2013 | One Comment | ]

Belize is such a small country that everything is interdependent, and we all depend on the health of our pristine environment. So to see this fishing trawler converted from an environmentally destructive to an environmentally sustainable business is great news.

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[19 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

Throughout history humankind has made some grievous errors in regards to the environment, but as we see, there have also been tremendous efforts to rectify these mistakes and even go further in preserving the environment. Let’s keep working toward the latter.

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[14 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

“Who in their right mind would deliberately destroy a structure that was created thousands of years ago, using the most primitive tools to build something of such complexity and beauty? This is a part of not only Belize’s, but the world’s cultural heritage, and it has been demolished for road fill. And in a country where we have no end of suitable material just laying around,” he said.

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[10 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

What do Australia and Belize and have in common? More than you might think, actually, and not the least of which is a pressing need to protect their stunning great barrier reefs; the world’s largest and second largest, respectively.

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[24 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

Mr Young, who is also a licensed naturalist guide at the Lodge at Chaa Creek, which maintains the Centre, said that the decision was the result of a suit brought about by Oceana, Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action (COLA), and the Belize Coalition to Save Our Natural Heritage.

Eco Kids Summer Camp »

[23 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

Officially known as the Children’s Summer Camp Scholarship Program, the annual event gives 24 young Belizeans a chance to learn about their natural world through a mix of adventure, social interaction, fun and hands-on education aimed at instilling a sense of wonder and responsibility for the environment, according to program sponsors Mick and Lucy Fleming.

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[27 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]

“These natural wonders are not only Belizean, but also part of the world’s natural assets and shared heritage. National Geographic has always played an important role in letting the rest of the world know just how spectacular they are, and this awareness goes a long way in helping us protect them.”

Eco Kids Summer Camp »

[27 Jul 2012 | One Comment | ]

Today’s theme was Bio Waste Management, and we focused on using the 3 R’s: reduce, reuse, and recycle. During our arts and crafts time, the eco-campers were lucky enough to receive a visit from the youth ambassadors of the Friends for Conservation and Development.

Eco Kids Summer Camp »

[21 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

My name is Charissa Barnes, I am a girl. I am a twelve years old standard five student of All Saints Primary School. I live with my Mother and Father in Lord’s Bank Village and I am the eldest of three children – one sister and one brother. My hobbies include reading, listening to music and playing my keyboard, which I am currently being trained to do.