Tag - community conservation

24
Aug

Madagascar’s fishing communities unite to take charge of their future

A national meeting of leaders from Madagascar’s small-scale fishing communities marks a pivotal moment for the empowerment of the country’s coastal communities to assert their rights to manage traditional fishing grounds.

26
Jul

Blog: Conserving the Bay of Assassins: the story so far

From village meetings to mangrove mud, this is the story of three years of effort from coastal communities to protect the mangroves of the Bay of Assassins in southwest Madagascar.

24
Jun

#ImpactJournalism Day

June 24th 2017 was #ImpactJournalism Day, and Blue Ventures received coverage from several news sources including i News, Straits Times and Tages Anzeiger.

15
Jun

Blog: Bees and trees: alternative livelihoods in Ankingabe

Blue Ventures’ Digital Media Assistant Ben Honey recently visited Ankingabe village to find out about the community-led beekeeping and fuelwood plantations.

9
Jun

New research: Mangrove carbon stocks in southwest Madagascar and the implications for local management

New research published in the international journal ‘Forests’ reveals the carbon storage potential of mangroves in the arid region of southwest Madagascar.

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.

22
Mar

Blog: Tinan ida iha Timor-Lorosae: A year in Timor-Leste

In January 2016, Sean Clement was arriving in Timor-Leste for the first time, and now he reflects on a remarkable year on Ataúro Island that has laid the foundations for a bright future.

20
Mar

Scuba Diver Life: Conservation Spotlight: Blue Ventures

Scuba Diver Life have been profiling conservation organisations, and they recently talked with Richard Nimmo, Blue Ventures’ Managing Director, about our mission and how to get involved.

16
Mar

Stanford Social Innovation Review: Marine Conservation 2.0

The Stanford Social Innovation Review has published an article, written by Blue Ventures’ Steve Rocliffe, that focuses on the effectiveness of marine conservation models that put communities first.

8
Mar

Blog: From Banggai cardinalfish to octopus: kickstarting community conservation in Indonesia

LINI, our inspirational new partner, is developing a new catalyst for conservation on Banggai Island, Sulawesi

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