70% of Belize's Reef Is In Trouble - Reef Report Card Says
Dyon A. Elliott
Source: The Reporter
November 18, 2010
An assessment of the Meso-American Barrier Reefs System has shown that 70% of Belize's reef is in poor to critical condition.
The 2010 Belize Reef Report Card was unveiled at the three day Belize Reef Summit, which "kicked off" on November 11, 2010.
The Reef Report Card brought out some serious but not so unexpected facts about our coral reef. Statistically, only 1% is in very good condition, only 8% falls into the "good" bracket, and 26% is considered fair.
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