This post is the first of a 3-part series on the use of customary law (sasi) by communities from Maluku archipelago in Indonesia and how these practices have helped communities to rebuild their fisheries. My first experience of Sasi September […]
Putting communities first is key to an equitable and just 30×30.
Blue Ventures and the ICCA Consortium held a panel session for Too Big Too Ignore’s Small-Scale Fishers Open House as part of World Ocean Week 2021 to address the impacts 30×30 may have on small-scale fishers.
Birgit Hermann, Country Manager for Blue Ventures in Timor-Leste, shares her experiences of being a Rotary Peace Fellow amongst global peers, and what it means for community conservation impact
In an interview for Forbes, Blue Ventures’ Executive Director celebrates small-scale fishers as the unsung heroes of marine conservation
Launch of first widely accessible tool to map and monitor mangrove forests at a locally relevant scale, helping guide mangrove conservation and restoration projects worldwide
Using a traditional fishing technique called ‘jarifa’, the community association in Velondriake, southwest Madagascar, have expanded their marine reserves to safeguard their future
Five Vezo community members from Andavadoaka join forces to form the first local diving ecological monitoring team in the Velondriake locally managed marine area
For small-scale fishing communities living in remote areas of Madagascar, illiteracy is a common barrier to managing their natural marine resources
Sharing learning on community engagement in conservation in Tsimipaika Bay