BELIZE POSITIVE OCEANS
Belize overall Positive Oceans Index score is 5.8, ranking it in 25th place out of 30 countries.
The country has high scores for Marine Biodiversity at 7.7 and Marine Conservation and Regeneration 7. 2, and average scores for Coastal Development and Infrastructure at 5 respectively.
Belize protects 11% of is marine estate (MPAs) and has put in place pracities to protect the use of its marine resource, in particular fishing.
At A Glance
Total Marine Estate
Marine Protected Areas
Sustainable Marine Parks
Coastal Tourism Density
Belize Oceans Scores
diversity of marine species and habitat from recreational perspective
Coastal Tourism Density (number of visitors per coastal kilometre) coastal industries, cruises, waste, water, sanitation.
Recreational Marine Estate Pressure (number of people claiming the marine state by square kilometre) Leisure activities, water sports, etc
Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), fishing impact and conservation legislation