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29
Mar

New project to map octopus fishing in the Western Indian Ocean

On 15th and 16th March 2017, a meeting was held in Zanzibar to mark the start of a new project, supported by the Marine Stewardship Council, to map octopus fishing in the Western Indian Ocean.

16
Mar

New research: insights into the diet of invasive lionfish in Belize reveal important lessons for management

New research reveals important lessons for management of the invasive lionfish in Belize – to prevent biodiversity loss, control efforts should target all sizes of lionfish.

10
Mar

Madagascar PHE Network: PHE resources launched!

Population-Health-Environment (PHE) partnerships guide and PHE story cards (an integrated PHE community outreach tool) are now available for download!

3
Mar

Annonce de Bourses Roger Samba and J. Paul Getty – 2017-2018

Les Bourses appuient la formation académique des conversationnistes à Madagascar pour qu’ils puissent acquérir les connaissances et les compétences nécessaires pour gérer les ressources naturelles marines de leur pays dans des contextes divers.

1
Mar

New Research: Integrated health-environment programme leads to contraceptive uptake & fertility decline

A more than twofold increase in modern contraception use and 28% decline in general fertility rates were observed in Madagascar’s Velondriake LMMA between 2009 and 2013.

28
Feb

Shrimp trawling closure brings new hope for traditional fishers in Madagascar

This closure is the first step in the implementation of a new fisheries management plan that will ultimately benefit traditional fishers, the local marine environment and help reduce pressure on declining shrimp stocks.

23
Dec

2016 – Accelerating progress

As the year draws to an end we’ve pulled together some of the highlights of 2016.

11
Nov

Catalysing the use of mobile technology in small-scale fisheries

Mobile technology is empowering small-scale fisheries to take ownership of what’s landed in their boats, and in their pockets.

7
Nov

Crossing the ocean – a community exchange

A new short film released today tells the remarkable story of two communities traveling thousands of miles to experience different forms of sustainable fisheries management as part of a community exchange initiative between Madagascar and Mexico.

9
Sep

New Research: Working up an appetite for lionfish

A new study by Blue Ventures offers a potential solution to the growing threat posed by non-native invasive lionfish in Belize.

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