Tag - community conservation

8
Aug

Africa Geographic Magazine: 10 Places to Volunteer in Africa

Africa Geographic Magazine has published an article investigating which organisations offering volunteering experiences in Africa are actually promoting good practices by providing wildlife, local communities and volunteers with opportunities that will make a significant difference.

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.

23
Jun

New Research: Bright spots shine light on the future of coral reefs

In one of the largest global studies of its kind, researchers conducted over 6,000 coral reef surveys in 46 countries across the globe, including studies carried out by Blue Ventures in Madagascar.

8
Jun

New research: Fishing on the edge

Soaring global demand for seafood is driving a perilous sea migration in one of the of world’s last nomadic seafaring cultures.

18
May

Blog: Working across sectors for real change

Our holistic approach to marine conservation involves public health professionals, fisheries specialists, aquaculture technicians and community organisers.

13
May

Blog: Talking Tara Bandu – A bold new model for community conservation in Timor-Leste

Staff and volunteers travelled to witness the creation of a new Locally Managed Marine Area on Atauro Island – a marine milestone for locally led conservation in the Coral Triangle

4
May

Blog: Elections bring new leaders and energy into the committee governing Madagascar’s first locally managed marine area

Women and youth now make up a resounding 85% of Velondriake’s management structure!

7
Apr

Working together to rebuild tropical fisheries

Blue Ventures has today committed to a collaboration with the WWF, one of the world’s best-known conservation organisations.

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.

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