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Glover’s Reef Research Station: A Platform for Cutting-Edge Research in Belize

Deep blue water, a refreshing breeze, and the sound of crashing waves conjure the relaxation associated with our Belize Barrier Reef System – part of the Mesoamerican Reef celebrated in 1848 by Charles Darwin as the most remarkable reef in the West Indies.

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Reef Week

Reef Week 2015 combined fun and facts to celebrate Belize’s important cultural and economic connections to coral reefs and broader marine resources.

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The Wave

The Wave – The Newsletter of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium

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Annual Fishers Forum, Glover’s Reef Marine Reserve

Annual Fishers Forum, Glover’s Reef Marine Reserve

On December 29, 2014, more than 40 managed-access licensed fishers gathered in Belize City.

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The NYA Wave

The Wave
The Newsletter of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s
New York Aquarium

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News from Glover’s Reef Research Station

JULY 2014
NEWS FROM GLOVER’S REEF RESEARCH STATION

WCS & GOOGLE TEAM UP FOR TURTLES!
The WCS 2014 sea turtle survey was conducted in May 2014. The WCS Belize marine team and the Belize Fisheries Department personnel were joined by eight volunteers from Google, which is in its third year of participating in and supporting the survey. Three [...]

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Belize’s Lobster, Conch, and Fish Populations Rebuild in No-Take Zones

New report by Wildlife Conservation Society on the benefits of no-take zones for marine ecosystems and fisheries
New York (July 11, 2014)—A new report from the Wildlife Conservation Society shows that no-take zones in Belize can not only help economically valuable species such as lobster, conch, and fish recover from overfishing, but may also help re-colonize [...]

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University of Central Florida

A group from the University of Central Florida (UCF) was hosted out at the Glover’s Reef Research Station (GRRS) from the 7 – 13 July 2014. The students snorkeled the patch reefs within the lagoon and the fore reef taking pictures and gathering data on several species that included, but was not limited to lion [...]

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Opening of lobster season

The lobster season here in Belize is officially opened. The season which is closed from the February 15th until midnight of June 15th every year is geared towards protecting this valued specie. Fishers out at Glover’s Reef are elated with the opening of the lobster season, as the sale of this prized crustacean contributes significantly [...]

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Tracking Turtle Sam

Exciting news to report: TURTLE SAM IS ON THE MOVE!
Is Turtle Sam heading to watch the final game of the world Cup? Track Turtle Sam through its voyage!! See the links below…
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=662240640530572&set=pcb.662242987197004&type=1
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For real time tracking information, please visit the link below..
http://www.seaturtle.org/tracking/index.shtml?project_id=1013

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