On Wednesday night Oceana Belize announced the two 2020 Ocean Heroes during their Ocean Hero Award virtual event. The two men that were announced as this year’s ocean heroes were Lowell Japs Godfrey and Neville Smith from Southern Belize. The Ocean Hero Awards recognizes the exceptional accomplishments in ocean conservation, advocacy, and education. We share with you their backstories, accomplishments and why they were chosen as this year’s ocean heroes.
Both heroes were honored to have received the award and stated that the work they have been doing continues.