Tag Archives: Belize

LiDAR Sees Ruins Beneath Jungle Cover

Pictures: Massive Maya City Revealed by Lasers Maya City in 3-D Image courtesy University of Central Florida Caracol Archaeological Project Airborne lasers have “stripped” away thick rain forests to reveal new images of an ancient Maya metropolis that’s far bigger … Continue reading

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Oil vs Belize’s Sarstoon-Temash National Park: Guess Who Wins?

Sometimes things are inevitable if lamentable. Brazil’s Belo Monte Dam is vital to the country’s electric needs.  Oil drilling in Belize’s Sarstoon Temash National Park is not.  Designated as a protected wetlands by the Ramsar Convention in 2005 (http://ramsar.wetlands.org/) the area … Continue reading

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