Tag - Belize

23
Jun

Oceana: Facing a plague of invasive lionfish, Caribbean and Gulf communities get creative

Our Belize Country Coordinator, Jen Chapman, is interviewed in an Oceana blog series about invasive lionfish.

9
Jan

Building capacity with the Belize Defence Force

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.

4
Jan

Blog: How many lionfish? Special training to count the cryptic invader

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.

2
Oct

Blue Ventures winner of Outstanding Volunteer Project at Global Youth Travel Awards

Blue Ventures Expeditions was the winner of the “Outstanding Volunteer Project” award at the Global Youth Travel Awards.

23
Aug

The Reporter: Lionfish jewelry: the latest tactic in population control

The Belize newspaper “The Reporter” recently published an article about the lionfish jewellery programme that we have facilitated in Belize.

15
Aug

The Reporter: Fine jewellery from lionfish?

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

8
Aug

The Reporter: Three organizations help feed and improve diet of children in feeding program

The donation of our lionfish catch to the children of “Dara’s” feeding program has been covered by The Reporter.

3
Apr

The Independent: Where to go diving…

Our expeditions are featured in the article “Where to go diving, from Sharm el-Sheikh to Sri Lanka” in the Independent this week.

24
Apr

Love FM Making Waves: Lionfish in Belize

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.

9
Jul

Belize targets international fish markets to protect coral reefs from an uninvited visitor

Placencia, Belize – Along Belize’s world heritage site-listed barrier reef, coastal communities are making waves in fight against a rapacious predator.

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