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[2 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Enter the marine conservation organization “Blue Ventures” which is trying to create a market for the fish as a way to combat its negative effects on the reef. The conservation group is working on teaching fishermen how to catch and clean the species without getting stung with the right handling and processing techniques.

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[19 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

What country has the second largest reef in the World? The largest in the Western Hemisphere? The World’s largest atolls? Surprise, surprise, it’s that tiny Caribbean/Central American jewel, Belize.

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[9 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

A former Belizean news anchor joining a large group of celebrity supporters as the new head of environmental group Oceana in Belize is good news, according to The Lodge at Chaa Creek

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[6 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Mick and Lucy Fleming said that Rowan Garel, who is preparing to dive some forty feet into the Great Blue Hole on July 14 2013 to raise funds for the Belize Council for the Visually Impaired (BCVI), is an inspiration to all young people.

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[7 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]

Belize is proud to have the longest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere. But in 2010, the tiny country faced a huge problem — the potential loss of the reef’s UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Already under threat from coastal development, pollution and climate change, the reef’s species were being depleted by bottom-dragging fish trawlers.

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[2 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Government of Australia recently announced a new programme of collaboration on coral reef conservation:

Australia and Caribbean Community nations today pledged to build on a growing partnership and to continue sharing experiences and expertise in addressing development challenges in the Caribbean.

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[30 Jul 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Venturing the Atolls

 By Peter Tonti 
So we ventured into the unknown; Elias Matus, reservations manager for the Rainforest and Reef Resorts of Belize, my fourteen year old son, Gianni Tonti and me, Peter Tonti, CFO and Business Manager for The Lodge at Chaa Creek, in search of some hands-on experience with the island portion of our Inland/Island Adventure Package with Turneffe Flats. 
An hour and a half boat ride from Belize City led us to our destination, Turneffe Flats. We arrived around 5:00 pm, …