29
Jul

Blog: Counting for conservation: the Belize National Lionfish Survey

Science Interns Julia Rubin and Anna Simmons recall 3 months spent surveying 50 different reef sites across 5 of Belize’s marine reserves. Read the full post: Counting for conservation: the Belize National Lionfish Survey
22
Jul

Blog: From Madagascar to Mexico: shared experience, stronger fisheries

Whether you call it pulpo, horita or octopus, community exchanges help build stronger fisheries and new perspectives for coastal communities. Read the full post: From Madagascar to Mexico: shared experience, stronger fisheries
12
Jul

Blog: A melting pot of cultures – Quifuki Island life

Despite its isolation, Quifuki Island continues to attract migrant fishermen and traders from far afield. Anouk Neuhaus explores what makes this island so special. Read the full post: A melting pot of cultures - Quifuki Island life
5
Jul

Blog: The Caribbean Spiny Lobster

From fishery closures to how to measure a carapace, our volunteers found out everything they could ever have wanted about the Caribbean Spiny Lobster! Read the full post: The Caribbean Spiny Lobster: our Belize volunteers learn from an expert
20
Jun

Blog: Freediving fishers on a mission to map Barren Isles seagrass beds

Participatory mapping reaps dividends in the largest locally led marine protected area in the Western Indian Ocean. Read the full post: Freediving fishers on a mission to map Barren Isles seagrass beds
13
Jun

Blog: Corals in crisis

This summer Blue Ventures volunteers and staff in the remote fishing village of Andavadoaka in southwest Madagascar have been enjoying warm waters and calm weather. However, beneath the waves the picture is less idyllic. Where once we dived on reefs that sparkled with the vibrant colours of corals, now we’re finding great expanses of ghostly ...
18
May

Blog: Working across sectors for real change

Our holistic approach to marine conservation involves public health professionals, fisheries specialists, aquaculture technicians and community organisers. Bringing together such diverse talents and skills to enable interdisciplinary work requires cross-training! Read the full post: Working across sectors for real change.
16
May

Blog: New beginnings across the Mozambique Channel

Support partnerships with the Endangered Wildlife Trust and Peace Parks Foundation are set to integrate community health services into coastal resource management efforts in two of Mozambique’s most critical marine ecosystems Read the full post: New beginnings across the Mozambique Channel
13
May

Blog: Talking Tara Bandu – A bold new model for community conservation in Timor-Leste

Blue Ventures' staff and volunteers travelled to Adara on the west coast of Atauro Island to witness the creation of a new Locally Managed Marine Area - a marine milestone for locally led conservation in the Coral Triangle Read the full post: Talking Tara Bandu: A bold new model for community conservation in Timor-Leste
4
May

Blog: Elections bring new leaders and energy into the committee governing Madagascar’s first locally managed marine area

Elections bring new leaders and energy into the committee governing Madagascar’s first locally managed marine area Read the full post: Elections bring new leaders and energy into the committee governing Madagascar’s first locally managed marine area
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