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17
Nov

Malagasy conservationist receives award for work with no-take areas

Original story published on MPA news on 15 November 2008. Roger Samba, a community leader and conservationist in Madagascar, has received a US $200,000 prize from conservation organization WWF in recognition of his work to establish community-managed fishing closures in his country.  Samba organized what is believed to be the world's first no-take zone to ...
14
Nov

Malagasy fishermen find ways to protect their livelihoods

Original story published on Reuters on 14 November 2008, by Ed Harris. ANDAVADOAKA, Madagascar, Nov 14 - Wading through the emerald green water with sharp eyes and a spear, Toline, 22, is hunting octopus in the baking midday sun. "I started when I was young ... on the back of my mother," she told Reuters, ...
28
Aug

National Geographic Traveler – Tours of a Lifetime: 50 of the World’s Best Trips!

Blue Ventures has been selected as one of the 50 Best Tours of a Lifetime, as featured in the October 2007 issue of National Geographic Traveler, available from 2nd October 2007. This is the second time Blue Ventures has been featured by National Geographic as one of the world's top adventure trips. Quote from the ...
28
Aug

National Geographic Adventure – The 25 Best Adventure Travel Trips

Blue Ventures is featured as one of the 25 Best Adventure Travel Trips.
28
Aug

Marie Claire – 10 Best Eco Travel Holidays

"When you join a marine conservation expedition with Blue Ventures to study the coral reefs off the west coast of Madagascar, you'll also enjoy some of the best diving in the western Indian Ocean. You'll learn to identify the coral and fish species, right, in the lagoons of the Grand R
28
Aug

Cond

Blue Ventures founder, Alasdair Harris, has been awarded the Cond
27
Aug

Marine Pollution Bulletin – Malagasy turtle success

22
Aug

Wildlife Extra – First hatching of Green turtles in southwest Madagascar as a direct result of conservation efforts

13
Aug

Telegraph.co.uk – Gap Year Directory

100 ways to fill the gap: from conservation in Belize to care work in India... Click here to see the full article.
22
Jul

IRINnews.org – Family Planning in Andavadoaka supported by Blue Ventures

Being an exhausted mother of 10 children by your early thirties is not unusual in rural Madagascar, but a movement is now underway to try and provide women with a contraceptive choice. "I often get women in the clinic who have had eight or more children and are desperate to stop," said nurse Rebecca Hill, ...
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