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2
Jun

Blog: The community perspective: how COVID-19 is impacting the lives of coastal people in Kenya

As the tourism industry grinds to a halt, small-scale fisheries in Kenya are now under even more pressure. Agatha Ogada, Blue Ventures’ Partner Support Technician in Kenya, relays her telephone conversations with community members as they tell the real story of what is happening. Read the full post: The community perspective: how COVID-19 is impacting ...
14
May

Blog: Bridging the mountains and the sea

Women in Fisheries 6: “The sea and the mountains are interconnected, it is an inseparable unity.” An interview with Metty Wasa, Office Manager, Tananua Foundation in Indonesia Read the full post: Bridging the mountains and the sea
7
May

Blog: Catch monitoring is not just about data, it’s a way to engage entire communities

Octopus fishers in Mohéli National Park in the Comoros celebrate a fishery reopening whilst the park staff lead catch monitoring for the first time. Read the full post: Catch monitoring is not just about data, it’s a way to engage entire communities
29
Apr

Blog: Towards resilience: responding to economic shocks caused by the COVID-19 crisis

With our partners, we are mobilising around the world to help support locally led conservation efforts against the current crisis, safeguarding food security and livelihoods for coastal communities in this turbulent time. Read the full post: Towards resilience: responding to economic shocks caused by the COVID-19 crisis
7
Apr

Blog: Going beyond conservation: responding to community health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic

On World Health Day, we express gratitude to health care workers, our community health team and the Blue Ventures family for working together to respond to this crisis Read the full post: Going beyond conservation: responding to community health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic
2
Apr

Blog: Learning and growing together: improving the effectiveness of MPAs needs everyone

Across the world’s oceans, there are thousands of square kilometres of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), but ensuring their effective management is still a work in progress Read the full post: Learning and growing together: improving the effectiveness of MPAs needs everyone
25
Mar

Blog: A knowledge journey through Madagascar

Knowledge Development Manager, Jenny Oates, takes us on a journey through Madagascar to discover what knowledge means at Blue Ventures Read the full post: A knowledge journey through Madagascar
18
Mar

Blog: Rumah Boboca: preserving ‘the Home of Octopus’ in the village of Bulutui

In the heart of the Coral Triangle, a community of octopus fishers in the village of Bulutui have been transforming their lives for the better. Read the full post: Rumah Boboca: preserving ‘the Home of Octopus’ in the village of Bulutui
2
Mar

Blog: Meet the ‘Monster of Bahoi’

“If I die today or tomorrow it makes no difference. I have no regrets. This protected area is for the continuity of the lives of my children and their children. I do this for the sake of many people.” Read the full post: Meet the ‘Monster of Bahoi’
5
Feb

Blog: Locally led conservation: listening, persevering and working together

Women in Fisheries 5: an interview with Ami Raini Putriraya, Site Manager for North Minahasa, Perkumpulan YAPEKA Read the full post: Locally led conservation: listening, persevering and working together
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