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UNESCO Research Belize is the property that I have chosen and I am interested in finding supporting to fund preservation programs. What can I say about Belize; well for starters the people that do live there speak six different languages French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, and English too. Another known fact about Belize is that it has a Barrier Reef Reserve System which is the largest barrier reef in the Northern hemisphere, as a serial nomination consisting of seven sites (UNESCO, 2011, para 1). The barrier reef has wildlife which consists of not only fish and aqua vegetations but some birds and sea turtles have also made their home in the barrier reef as well(Clough, 2011, para 4). Of all the wetlands, coral reefs are the most diverse, being home to more species than any other marine ecosystem (Wells, 2011, para 3). Reefs around the world are threatened by damage and disease. In 1996, seven marine areas in Belize were accorded UNESCO World Heritage status. Together, they form the Belize
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Unformatted text preview: Barrier Reef Reserve System (Handwerk, 2002, para 4). These are part of the many reasons that this property does need protection for their wildlife and the natural conservations too. Resources: UNESCO (2011). Belize barrier reef reserve system. List of world heritage in danger , Retrieved from http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/764 Clough, L. (2011). Belize barrier reef reserve system, Belize. The encyclopedia of earth , Retrieved from http://www.eoearth.org/article/Belize_Barrier_Reef_Reserve_System ,_Belize Wells, S. (2011). Case study 3: Belize. Belize barrier reef , Retrieved from http://www.westminster.edu/staff/athrock/BELIZE/Reef.html Handwerk, B. (2002). Expedition to explore Belizes barrier reefs. National geographic news , Retrieved from http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2002/10/1017_021017_beli ze.html...
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