Fourteen Latin American and Caribbean countries adopted an ambitious Plan of Action to improve access rights in the region, including access to information, public participation, and access to justice.
This Eco-Audit evaluates efforts to protect and sustainably manage
the region’s coral reefs; celebrates management success stories; and documents the extent to which recommended
management actions have been implemented in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico.
Three key services provided by coral reefs and mangroves in Belize are worth an estimated US$395 million to US$559 million per year, according to a report released today by the World Resources Institute and the World Wildlife Fund.
Annual Economic Contribution of Coral Reefs and Mangroves in Belize