Belize Triples the Size of its Marine Protected Areas

In a bold step for the sustainability of its fisheries and the world’s second largest barrier reef, the government of Belize has approved a plan to set aside 10% of its territorial waters as no-take marine protected areas (MPAs), tripling the size of its existing zones.

Environmental Defense Fund

Last updated on 08 April 2019

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Belize
Region: 
South & Central America & The Caribbean