In this photo story, Earth Island Journal explains the concept of blue carbon and the issues that surround it, using case studies of conservation organisations alongside stunning imagery.
This thoughtful article focuses on the mangrove forests in Madagascar’s Bay of Assassins, and interviews our Blue Forests Coordinator, Lalao Aigrette.
Wildlife of the Mangroves exhibits new research from the Blue Forests team that has revealed the incredible richness of Madagascar’s mangrove birds and lemurs.
Our Executive Director Alasdair Harris was interviewed by The Daily Star in their article about the Sundarbans, a mangrove forest in Bangladesh.
Recent research by Dr Charlie Gardner is covered in the Mongabay article ‘In search of Madagascar’s “marine primates’.
New research by Blue Ventures’ Scientific Advisor Dr Charlie Gardner is discussed in The Conversation
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.
This week is sees both International Forests Day and World Water Day – what better way to explore the intertwined nature of the two than celebrating mangroves – incredible areas where the forest meets the sea.
Between 1990 and 2010, due to both human and natural causes, 21% of the Madagascar’s mangroves – an area equivalent in size to 80,000 football pitches – were lost.
Find out what happens when 84 marine conservationists come together to share ideas, celebrate our mission, and dance!