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
Women and youth now make up a resounding 85% of Velondriake’s management structure!
Blue Ventures has today committed to a collaboration with the WWF, one of the world’s best-known conservation organisations.
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.
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.
The Changer interviewed our Executive Director Alasdair Harris about his motivation for starting Blue Ventures, and how Blue Ventures can succeed where other marine conservation organisations have struggled
WWF has presented the 2015 Duke of Edinburgh Conservation Award to Dr Alasdair Harris and Mr Alifereti Tawake for their significant contributions to marine conservation.
NGOsource has published a blog about the history, mission and growth of Blue Ventures
More than 100 LMMA practitioners from communities around Madagascar gathered with NGO partners, government officials and international guests at the MIHARI forum.
Blue Ventures’ community led approach to rebuilding fisheries is profiled in the article ‘Fishing for success in Madagascar’ in German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW.com).