Our Belize Country Coordinator, Jen Chapman, is interviewed in an Oceana blog series about invasive lionfish.
Blue Ventures has worked in Belize since 2010 and as well as our conservation, research and volunteer activities we work closely with Belizean Government departments and community-based organisations.
Our team in Belize are partnering with the Belize Fisheries Department to develop the national strategy for lionfish control in areas accessible to fishers and within No Take Zones.
Blue Ventures Expeditions was the winner of the “Outstanding Volunteer Project” award at the Global Youth Travel Awards.
The Belize newspaper “The Reporter” recently published an article about the lionfish jewellery programme that we have facilitated in Belize.
The Reporter published an article covering the lionfish jewellery workshop in Belize, and interviewed our country coordinator, Jen Chapman, about the benefits of this venture
The donation of our lionfish catch to the children of “Dara’s” feeding program has been covered by The Reporter.
Our expeditions are featured in the article “Where to go diving, from Sharm el-Sheikh to Sri Lanka” in the Independent this week.
Jennifer Chapman, BV’s Belize Country Coordinator, appeared on LoveFM’s Making Waves radio show, where she talked about our efforts to tackle the lionfish invasion.
Placencia, Belize – Along Belize’s world heritage site-listed barrier reef, coastal communities are making waves in fight against a rapacious predator.