Location of Protected Areas of Belize

Belize Protected Areas Map

    This map shows the protected areas of Belize where the land is managed and studied to avoid damaging the environment and to improve the sustainability of natural resources. The government and non-governmental organizations were chosen because of their great variety of species and their unique and fragile habitats. Theprotected area system covers almost 45% of Belizean territory.

    Some of the important functions of these protected areas are:
    protection of drinking water, shorelines, commercial activities, and recreation.

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