Belize Barrier Reef

The Belize Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is Endangered

Aerial view of Lighthouse Reef, Blue Hole, Belize
The Blue Hole. Thomas Schmitt/Photographer's Choice/Getty Images

Geography of the Belize Barrier Reef

Human History of the Belize Barrier Reef

Flora and Fauna of the Belize Barrier Reef

The Blue Hole

Environmental Issues Affecting the Reef

Fragile Habitats in Peril

can no longer grow and thrive the way they have for thousands of years. The Belizean and global community recognize that the geology and biodiversity of the Belize Barrier Reef must be preserved.