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The coast is disappearing

The story looks at erosion in Belize. Experts and affected persons provide important insights about the impacts of erosion. There is a need for climate change adaptation, mitigation and JUSTICE!

Coastal erosion in Belize is a pressing issue, driven by rising sea levels and intensified storms due to climate change. It threatens communities, ecosystems, and infrastructure along the coast. Efforts to combat erosion include shoreline protection measures like mangrove restoration and seawall construction, but require careful planning and collaboration between stakeholders to ensure effectiveness and sustainability.

This story was published on News 5 Live with the support of the Caribbean Climate Justice Journalism Fellowship, which is a joint venture between Climate Tracker and Open Society Foundations.


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Duane Moody

Duane is a renowned award-winning reporter/journalist in Belize and has worked at News Five Belize for the past 15 years. His love for exploring different cultures has led them to travel extensively, immersing himself in diverse experiences. Food, music, and the creative arts hold a special place in his heart. In fact, he dedicated four years to dancing with a prominent dance company in his country, showcasing his talent on local and international stages alongside Belizean artists.

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