Unesco Removes Belize Reef From Its Endangered List


A section of reef off the coast of Belize. The government has imposed a moratorium on oil exploration in the area. CreditTodd Winner/Stocktrek Images, via Science Source

It was a drop of good news about the world’s oceans: The Belize Barrier Reef, the largest barrier reef system in the Northern Hemisphere, has been removed from the United Nations list of endangered world heritage sites [...read more]