Follow the evolution of ecotourism in Belize, Central America. Explore the rainforest and the coral reef which is second in size only to the Great Barrier Reef. Unique footage of forest dwellers - jaguars, ocelots, tapirs, howler monkeys, reptiles, birds as well as reef inhabitants - corals, sponges, and fish. Learn how the competition for space has resulted in unusual defense mechanisms. Take a visit to Chan Chich Lodge built to protect Mayan ruins and the forest.