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Marine biologist Lisa Carne cultivates coral for a healthier reef

Lisa Carne was inspired to re-forest the reefs by planting coral after noticing Elkhorn coral that had broken from the reef remained alive. Now considered the Caribbean’s most successful reef restoration projects, Fragments of Hope has planted over 100,000 coral fragments in three different marine protected areas.

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Meet the man behind the binoculars; Roni Martinez

For as long as he can remember, birding extraordinaire and champion for the protection of Scarlet Macaws in the Chiquibul Forest of Belize, Roni Martinez has always had a connection with nature. From botany to birds, this Belizean naturalist is determined to make a difference in his beloved country.

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The many faces of Belize!

When defining Belizeans’ ethnicity, there is a list of 7 kinds to choose from – 9 if you include some recent additions. It’s what makes Belize great!

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The many faces of Belize!

Belize has rich cultural roots, and the many faces that make up its population can be sorted into 7 (official) ethnic groups: Mestizo, Maya, Creole, Garifuna, East Indian, Mennonites, and Chinese.

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