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[22 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

On Saturday October 18 2014, the FCD held a “Chiquibul Protection Telethon” that raised some $202,347 in pledges to keep rangers’ boots on the ground. With the generous support of sponsors, media houses and contributors , the telethon showed how concerned Belizeans are about protecting their environment.

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[8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Making up some eight per cent of Belize’s land mass, and over four times the size of Barbados, the Chiquibul national forest epitomises Belize’s Wild West.

Belize Photos, Maya »

[30 Jan 2012 | 2 Comments | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Bay Leaf Palm which is scientifically known as Sabal mauritiiformis.

Belize Photos »

[27 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Pill Millipede and its scientific name is Glomeris marginata. The Pill Millipede is a very fascinating arthropod as it has twelve body segments which are dome-shaped. They are very secretive herbivores, making their home in soil and leaf litters.

Travel Stories Contest »

[10 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Let Nature Touch Your Soul

Coming from New York City where I see mostly man-made waste, construction, and noise pollution, I long to vacation in a natural, relaxing setting. Chaa Creek provides an exciting experience in an unspoiled environment that I would love to getaway in! I can just picture myself relaxing in one of the beautifully decorated rooms surrounded by the natural sounds of the jungle, rather than loud city sounds of car sirens and the commotion of the city. I love that Chaa Creek offers so many ways to encounter the organic beauty of Belize, through bird-watching tours, exploring archaeological ruins, relaxing in a spa in the middle of the jungle, or even just relaxing and listening to the peacefulness and tranquility of the Macal River.

Belize Travel Tips »

[17 Aug 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Do’s and Don’ts While Traveling

By exploring alternative travel choices, you can have a unique trip and avoid leaving negative marks on cultures, economies, and the environment.

1. At the hotel: Ask about environmental policies and practices. Talk with staff about working conditions. Does the hotel support community projects?

2. Language: Learn a few words of the local language and use them.

3. Dress: Read up on local conventions and dress appropriately. In many countries, modest dress is important.