With over 60 percent of its land surface covered by forests, a coastline bordered by the world's second largest barrier reef and a seascape dotted with some 450 cayes, Belize is a natural paradise that houses great biodiversity and natural resources.

The Conservancy began working in Belize in 1989 to conserve the county’s highest priority terrestrial and marine habitats. Our extensive experience in the region makes us a reliable conservation partner of local communities, organizations, businesses and governments.

We are currently working in the Mesoamerican Reef to improve management of marine resources upon which tourism and fishing – the country's two most important industries – depend. We also support the conservation of 100,000 hectares of Belize's Maya Forest, which serves as a model of good forest management and as a carbon sink.

Check our experts blog to find out more about conservation in Belize.

Check our downloadable materials and discover more about the Mesoamerican Reef and Oceans:
Mesoamerican Reef Protecting Nature, Communities and Economies
Oceans: Charting a sustainable course for oceans and people
Fish right, eat right

Discover the MOU that TNC has signed with Beltraide.

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