Environment

July 2018:- What is known as the Belize Barrier Reef System (BBRS) was added to the UNESCO list of world heritage sites in danger in 1996 by the World Heritage Committee because of what it considered to be undue stress or overdevelopment on Belize's cayes and because of oil and gas extraction activity off Belize's coast.

Members of Fragments of Hope, a Belizean non-profit conservation organization, recently returned from Jamaica as part of an exchange program with Oracabessa Bay Fish Sanctuary in Jamaica to improve coral out-planting.

This report, part of an FCIR series on climate change, was produced in partnership with WMFE, the NPR member station in Orlando

MIAMI-DADE – The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners today approved a resolution in support of funding proactive measures, including tree replacement, to combat the spread of laurel wilt disease that is devastating the County’s avocado industry.

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