Belize Diving and Marine Conservation Internship Get ready to kickstart an exciting new career in professional diving and tropical marine conservation. Take a trip to the second-largest reef system in the world, the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef. Youll be working to research and preserve one of its most valuable sections, the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Belize is a leader in conservation policies and has banned certain harmful commercial fishing practices and even oil drilling off the coast. The result is that the clear, warm Caribbean waters flourish with parrotfish, eagle rays, sea turtles and a vibrant array of corals including the eye-catching elkhorn coral. Manatees and whale sharks also frequent these waters.
Unsurprisingly, ecotourism is an important part of the countrys economy. However, the authorities are also aware that they need to manage it effectively so that it doesnt negatively impact the environment. Youll learn all about how this is done and its challenges on this... Belize undefined undefined
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