On 5 July 2018, Darawa village in Wakatobi held a ceremony at One Mbiha beach to declare their management of a 50 hectare octopus fishing site.
A community meeting in the coastal village of Bulutui in Sulawesi inspires the establishment of a catch monitoring system and a move towards sustainable fishing practices.
The Thomson Reuters Foundation have produced a film about the Velondriake Locally Managed Marine Area following their visit to southwest Madagascar in 2018.
Representatives of three organisations from northern Kenya joined Blue Ventures staff and partner communities in southwest Madagascar for a learning exchange on community-based conservation.
Between 2003 and 2016, Madagascar’s protected area coverage quadrupled. Such unprecedented growth brought great hope, some notable successes and a host of new challenges for the island’s conservation community.
Lights, camera, action: behind the scenes of Participatory Video training in Madagascar
Sarah Freed reviews the highlights of 2017, a year of learning, partnership and preparation.
The Velondriake Locally Managed Marine Area in southwest Madagascar was featured in a short film from The Economist that debuted on March 8th at their 5th World Ocean Summit.
Jenny House, our Conservation Officer in Timor-Leste, spoke at TEDxDili in July 2017, and now her talk is available to watch online.
A community-based seagrass monitoring programme has been established to empower the residents of Ataúro Island to protect one of their most vital marine ecosystems.