16
Nov

Blog: An aquaculture adventure: visiting Tampolove’s sea cucumber farms

A group of Blue Ventures volunteers recently visited the village of Tampolove in southwest Madagascar to learn about the sustainable aquaculture initiatives there.

9
Nov

Blog: A fisherman’s journey into deeper seas: scuba diving and conservation in Timor-Leste

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.

18
Oct

Blog: Explore Madagascar Overland: sometimes the longer route is better

Our Madagascar volunteers have the opportunity to experience some of the country’s spectacular scenery and iconic wildlife before their expedition even begins!

28
Sep

Blog: Replanting mangrove forest in the Bay of Assassins

Volunteer Amanda Millin recounts her experience of Madagascar’s annual mangrove festival.

20
Sep

Blog: Sea Change: Ataúro’s first female scuba diver lends her voice to marine conservation efforts

Jemima Gomes was the first female scuba diver on Ataúro Island, and she is now advocating for marine conservation in her community.

15
Sep

Blog: A unique opportunity to experience community-based fisheries management

Madagascar volunteer Jessie Skedd shares her insight after witnessing the opening of octopus fishing grounds following a period of temporary closure.

1
Sep

SEVENSEAS Media: Feature Destination: Bacalar Chico Dive Camp

Belize was the “feature destination” for SEVENSEAS Media in September 2017, and they shared a Blue Ventures photo story about Bacalar Chico Dive Camp.

31
Aug

Blog: Having a whale of a time in Timor-Leste

Volunteer Harrison Root describes his two favourite mornings from his marine conservation expedition on Ataúro Island.

27
Aug

From Ataúro to Raja Ampat: a homestay exchange

A new short film explores the successes and lessons learned from a recent knowledge exchange that took fishers from Ataúro in Timor-Leste to Raja Ampat, in Indonesia.

28
Jun

Blog: A morning of sand, salt and science

Blue Ventures volunteer, Kaesha Freyaldenhoven, provides a descriptive account of an average morning at Bacalar Chico Dive Camp in Belize.

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