i. Introduction – General information on the topic chosen in relation to Belize. Including figures, national statistics/data.
ii. Bulk of the paper – Negative effect the activity has on the natural environment in Belize. This should be supported by national data. Include areas where the activity is occurring, $ economic losses associated with activity (applicable to some), the direct and indirect negative effect this may have on the environment and communities.
iii. What is being done at the national level to address the issue, activities/initiatives. Include national legislations, international legislations/conventions, projects, GoB (Government of Belize) efforts, effort of Protected Areas managers and co-managers/NGOs. Please make sure you reference the entities implementing the activities, in some cases its more than one entity.
iv. Conclusion/Reflection – How can you contribute to in country efforts?
v. 3 pages but this does not include the cover page and reference list.