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Joining the countdown to net-zero with TEDx and Simon Reeve

2021 is a pivotal year for pushing forward global action on the climate and ecological emergencies. The Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 15 or CBD) in May and the COP on Climate Change (CoP 26) in November will see the world’s governments come together to determine political commitments to ...

Toko telo rewind: How can experiences from COVID-19 help networks and organisations support fishing communities?

Last week’s Toko Telo interactive online discussion facilitated by Blue Ventures welcomed experts from across the coastal tropics to discuss how experiences from COVID-19 can help networks and organisations support fishing communities. Prisca Ratsimbazafy of the MIHARI Network in Madagascar, Teri Tuxson of the LMMA Network in Fiji, and Jane Muteti and Yvonne Muyia of ...

Blog: Sarteneja’s kids learn about marine conservation through art

35 kids recently visited Blue Venture’s office in Sarteneja to create some marine-themed art and learn about conservation efforts in Belize. Read the full post: Sarteneja’s kids learn about marine conservation through art

Celebrating 3,000 days of coral reef protection in the Agnorondriake reserve

Saturday the 2nd of December 2017 marks an important milestone for the coastal communities within the Velondriake locally managed marine area (LMMA) in southwest Madagascar. It is exactly 3,000 days since the creation of Agnorondriake, the first community-based no-take zone (NTZ) within the LMMA and a significant step towards protecting the region’s marine resources for ...

New resolutions for PHE in East Africa

The Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) in partnership with Knowledge for Health (K4Health) project and Population Reference Bureau (PRB) hosted a two-day regional Population-Health-Environment (PHE) Symposium in Entebbe, Uganda, on the 27th-28th of September. This event brought together over 90 PHE implementers, policy makers, development partners, and community representatives to discuss the main theme of ...

Madagascar’s fishing communities unite to take charge of their future

An unprecedented gathering of small-scale fishermen and women from around Madagascar brought together over 170 community representatives in late July in the coastal city of Fort Dauphin.  The five-day meeting was the fourth annual forum of Madagascar’s locally managed marine area (LMMA) network MIHARI, the result of months of preparation by the MIHARI secretariat and ...

Blog: 4 take home messages from the International Congress for Conservation Biology

Belize Country Coordinator Jennifer Chapman distills her thoughts on why interdisciplinary skills are a must for effective conservation. Read the full post: 4 take home messages from the International Congress for Conservation Biology

#ImpactJournalism Day

June 24th 2017 was #ImpactJournalism Day, and Blue Ventures received coverage from several international news sources including i News in the UK, Straits Times in Singapore and Tages Anzeiger in Switzerland. Impact Journalism Day is an international editorial operation that partners with the world’s most important daily newspapers to publish, on the same day in print and digital ...

Event: Public talk at Chester Zoo Sustainability Symposium

  Blue Ventures works with some of the worlds poorest coastal communities to rebuild tropical fisheries and catalyse a broader engagement in marine conservation. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and economies, and are committed to protecting biodiversity in ways that benefit coastal communities. Martin is part of Blue Ventures' UK based management team, responsible for managing their global communications ...

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