Tag - Blue Forests

15
Nov

Blog: Bees are friendly insects: launching beekeeping in southwest Madagascar

Since joining Blue Ventures, Christelle has successfully captured wild bee colonies and travelled the length of Madagascar to learn more about community-led beekeeping.

11
Apr

Earth Island Journal: In Photos: Blue Carbon Around the World

In this photo story, Earth Island Journal explains the concept of blue carbon and the issues that surround it, using case studies of conservation organisations alongside stunning imagery.

23
Dec

2016 – Accelerating progress

As the year draws to an end we’ve pulled together some of the highlights of 2016.

12
Oct

Hakai Magazine: A Burning Problem For Mangroves

This thoughtful article focuses on the mangrove forests in Madagascar’s Bay of Assassins, and interviews our Blue Forests Coordinator, Lalao Aigrette.

28
Aug

Explore: Wildlife of the Mangroves

Wildlife of the Mangroves exhibits new research from the Blue Forests team that has revealed the incredible richness of Madagascar’s mangrove birds and lemurs.

29
Jul

The Daily Star: A Paradise in Peril

Our Executive Director Alasdair Harris was interviewed by The Daily Star in their article about the Sundarbans, a mangrove forest in Bangladesh.

10
Jun

The Conversation: Madagascar’s ‘swamp lemurs’ have been documented for the first time

New research by Blue Ventures’ Scientific Advisor Dr Charlie Gardner is discussed in The Conversation

23
Mar

Blog: Velondriake villages stake their claim to mangrove conservation

This week is sees both International Forests Day and World Water Day – what better way to explore the intertwined nature of the two than celebrating mangroves – incredible areas where the forest meets the sea.

6
Feb

New Research: Mapping Madagascar’s Mangroves

Between 1990 and 2010, due to both human and natural causes, 21% of the Madagascar’s mangroves – an area equivalent in size to 80,000 football pitches – were lost.

12
Oct

A unique voice linking blue carbon and coastal communities

Blue Ventures staff presented a unique vision of blue carbon as an incentive for community led mangrove conservation and restoration at the 8th Meeting of the Blue Carbon Initiative’s Scientific Working Group, in Zanzibar.

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