Is the Belize Barrier Reef in Danger of Disappearing?

Is the Belize Barrier Reef in Danger of Disappearing?

According to an article on, the great and second largest barrier reef in the world is in danger of disappearing because of unsustainable development in the area and extensive mangrove cutting which has removed food sources and shelter from marine life.

“This is the largest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere. Visit for the coral-made islands, more than 500 species of fish, and the “Great Blue Hole,” a famed diving spot that’s nearly 1,000 feet deep” states the article.

Here is a video that showcases how beautiful and gorgeous the Belize Barrier Reef is:

What are some ways on how the Government of Belize can protect and preserve this natural treasure? Would love to hear from you if you leave a comment below.

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