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.
The 2nd of December 2017 marks 3,000 days since the creation of Agnorondriake, the first community-based no-take zone within the Velondriake locally managed marine area in southwest Madagascar.
A group of Blue Ventures volunteers recently visited the village of Tampolove in southwest Madagascar to learn about the sustainable aquaculture initiatives there.
Amos Da Costa’s family has always relied on the sea for their food and livelihood, but he believes they must look to the future.
Blue Ventures’ work with coastal communities in Madagascar was recently featured in Mongabay.