Tag - blog

4
Jan

Blog: Water between the rocks: A volunteer’s experience of Sarteneja

Before heading off to the gorgeous but isolated Bacalar Chico Dive Camp, Blue Ventures’ Belize volunteers spend some time in the coastal village of Sarteneja for a more immersive experience of the country’s people and culture.

28
Dec

Blog: The Village Outreach Tour: Catalysing conversations with isolated communities

The outreach team recently competed their second tour of 2016, engaging 32 coastal communities in conversations about sexual and reproductive health, water purification and natural resource management.

21
Dec

Blog: Christmas in Andavadoaka: A focus on what’s important

Our Field Scientist Catherine Pigeon and our Madagascar volunteers have been talking to villagers and Blue Ventures staff about how Christmas is celebrated in Andavadoaka.

14
Dec

Blog: Training the trainers: building capacity for locally led conservation in Mozambique

In collaboration with partners AMA and CORDIO, and as part of the Our Sea Our Life project, Blue Ventures recently hosted a training workshop for village technicians in the Cabo Delgado province of Mozambique.

7
Dec

Blog: Amazing Madagascar Part 3: Hungry for Adventure

In this third and final instalment of the Amazing Madagascar series we savour some delicious Malagasy recipes, and help you decide on your next destination.

30
Nov

Blog: Learning face to face

A learning exchange brought over twenty partners, fishers and conservationists from five different countries to Madagascar to learn about community-based fisheries management.

23
Nov

Blog: Presenting fisheries data in the Barren Isles: a community engagement visit

The Blue Ventures fisheries team recently visited four new sites in the Barren Isles LMMA to present the results of the fin fish monitoring programme to the fishing communities.

15
Nov

Blog: Herizo’s mission: supporting community data collectors in Southwest Madagascar

Blue Ventures’ Data Management Assistant, Herizo Rafanomezantsoa, regularly visits villages along the Southwest coast of Madagascar to ensure that the data collectors have everything they need to successfully monitor the octopus fisheries.

9
Nov

Blog: Amazing Madagascar Part 2: Fascinating Culture

In this second instalment of the Amazing Madagascar series we focus on the history, language, and traditions of the Malagasy people.

26
Oct

Blog: Jared’s Journey: gaining new perspectives on life above and below the water

Recent marine conservation volunteer Jared describes his experiences of cultural immersion, stunning diving, and the broadening of his perspectives of the world.

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