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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.

6
Sep

Accelerating progress by supporting new partners

Last month we invited new partners from five different countries to learn more about our work and to use these experiences to spark new octopus closures and LMMA movements back home.

31
Aug

New Research: Community-based monitoring highlights extent of traditional shark fishery

The first multi-year assessment of a small-scale Indian Ocean shark fishery. Community-based data collectors documented catches from 2007-2012 along hundreds of kilometres of Madagascar’s coastline.

28
Jun

Partnership with USAID Mikolo enhances health-environment work in southwest Madagascar

Blue Ventures has signed a partnership agreement with USAID Mikolo to increase access to child health services for remote coastal communities in southwest Madagascar, as part of our integrated health-environment programme in the area.

23
Jun

New Research: Bright spots shine light on the future of coral reefs

In one of the largest global studies of its kind, researchers conducted over 6,000 coral reef surveys in 46 countries across the globe, including studies carried out by Blue Ventures in Madagascar.

9
Jun

New Research: Madagascar’s ‘marine’ lemurs

Madagascar’s mangroves, so vital for maintaining fisheries and storing carbon, may also be much more important than we thought for conserving the country’s lemurs.

8
Jun

New research: Fishing on the edge

Soaring global demand for seafood is driving a perilous sea migration in one of the of world’s last nomadic seafaring cultures.

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