When I started working with mangroves four years ago, I had no idea what I was getting myself into…
Madagascar’s Ministry of National Education awarded Blue Ventures a “Certificat de Reconnaisse”, acknowledging the contribution of our thriving environmental education programme to the Ambanja region in the island’s northwest.
The value of mangrove forests was celebrated in the village of Ampondrabe Mahamanina, as local communities, school children and representatives from the public and private sectors came together for the International Day of Forests.
Lalao Aigrette, our Deputy National Blue Forests Programme Lead, tells the story of her ten years supporting communities with mangrove conservation in Madagascar.
Blue Ventures’ work with community mangrove conservation in Madagascar features in a list of natural climate solution case studies from The Nature Conservancy.
Volunteer Amanda Millin recounts her experience of Madagascar’s annual mangrove festival.
From village meetings to mangrove mud, this is the story of three years of effort from coastal communities to protect the mangroves of the Bay of Assassins in southwest Madagascar.
Our Research and Learning Manager Steve Rocliffe was recently interviewed by Devex about blue carbon credit schemes, and how they should be taken to scale.
Blue Ventures’ Digital Media Assistant Ben Honey recently visited Ankingabe village to find out about the community-led beekeeping and fuelwood plantations.
New research published in the international journal ‘Forests’ reveals the carbon storage potential of mangroves in the arid region of southwest Madagascar.