This closure is the first step in the implementation of a new fisheries management plan that will ultimately benefit traditional fishers, the local marine environment and help reduce pressure on declining shrimp stocks.
Nusi is a member of community organisation Forkani who, with Blue Ventures’ support, are working to improve the management of the vital octopus fishery on Darawa Island in the Wakatobi Archipelago, Indonesia.
Oxford Today has published an interview with Oxford University alumnus and Blue Ventures Executive Director Alasdair Harris that covers the stories behind Blue Ventures’ foundation, growth and holistic approach.
The audience response to the CNN series “The Vanishing” inspired John Sutter to write a follow-up piece about how to help in the fight against the sixth extinction.
As the year draws to an end we’ve pulled together some of the highlights of 2016.
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.
A learning exchange brought over twenty partners, fishers and conservationists from five different countries to Madagascar to learn about community-based fisheries management.
Blue Solutions have written an article covering the recent Blue Ventures learning exchange in Madagascar.
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.
This thoughtful article focuses on the mangrove forests in Madagascar’s Bay of Assassins, and interviews our Blue Forests Coordinator, Lalao Aigrette.