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
Our latest research, which shows that community-led marine conservation leads to more fish in the sea, has been featured by Mongabay.
Octopus fishers in Mohéli National Park in the Comoros celebrate a fishery reopening whilst the park staff lead catch monitoring for the first time.
New research published this week has shown that community-led marine conservation can increase the size of fish populations − a critical objective for conservationists working to protect coral reefs.