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Blue Ventures' founder awarded WWF Duke of Edinburgh Conservation Award

WWF has presented the 2015 Duke of Edinburgh Conservation Award to Dr Alasdair Harris and Mr Alifereti Tawake for their significant contributions to marine conservation.

New research: Sharks are the least protected marine megafauna in Madagascar

New publication reviews current protection of marine megafauna in Madagascar, highlighting the current lack of legislation and enforcement to protect endangered sharks in Madagascar.

Fijian support strengthens community-led marine conservation in Madagascar

More than 100 LMMA practitioners from communities around Madagascar gathered with NGO partners, government officials and international guests at the MIHARI forum.

A unique voice linking blue carbon and coastal communities

Blue Ventures staff presented a unique vision of blue carbon as an incentive for community led mangrove conservation and restoration at the 8th Meeting of the Blue Carbon Initiative’s Scientific Working Group, in Zanzibar.

BBC Radio4: From Our Own Correspondent - The Mermaid of Madagascar

Hannah McNeish reports for From Our Own Correspondent on BBC Radio 4 on warm orangeade, a tot of rum and some chain-smoking - all part of daily life for the fishermen and women of Madagascar who've harnessed new conservation techniques to long-standing traditions.

ONE: Looking after the oceans – and the people of Madagascar

Our work in Madagascar is featured on ONE.org - an international campaigning and advocacy organization taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa.

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