Tag - invasive species

16
Mar

New research: insights into the diet of invasive lionfish in Belize reveal important lessons for management

New research reveals important lessons for management of the invasive lionfish in Belize – to prevent biodiversity loss, control efforts should target all sizes of lionfish.

27
Oct

Travel Weekly: Latin America – 10 of the best food and drink experiences

In their list of the 10 best food and drink experiences in Latin America, Travel Weekly included our Lionfish Expeditions in Belize!

19
Sep

National Geographic: Combating the Invasive Lionfish—by Wearing Them

National Geographic have released a video featuring our Country Coordinator for Belize, Jennifer Chapman, and the Belize Lionfish Jewelry group.

9
Sep

New Research: Working up an appetite for lionfish

A new study by Blue Ventures offers a potential solution to the growing threat posed by non-native invasive lionfish in Belize.

29
Jul

Blog: Counting for conservation: the Belize National Lionfish Survey

Science Interns Julia Rubin and Anna Simmons recall 3 months spent surveying 50 different reef sites across 5 of Belize’s marine reserves.

26
Jul

Explore: Managing Belize’s Lionfish Invasion

Voracious, venomous, and a prolific breeder to boot, the invasive red lionfish poses a huge threat to coral reefs, fisheries and coastal communities in the Caribbean.

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.

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

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.

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