Tag - community conservation

22
Dec

The Changer: Building Sustainable Coastal Communities

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

25
Nov

Blue Ventures’ founder awarded WWF Duke of Edinburgh Conservation Award

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.

6
Nov

NGOsource: Marine Conservation in Madagascar – Community-Based Solutions to a Global Problem

NGOsource has published a blog about the history, mission and growth of Blue Ventures

16
Oct

Fijian support strengthens community-led marine conservation in Madagascar

More than 100 LMMA practitioners from communities around Madagascar gathered with NGO partners, government officials and international guests at the MIHARI forum.

1
Sep

DW: Fishing for success in Madagascar

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).

17
Jun

Mongabay: Periodic closure of fishing grounds boosts octopuses and helps coastal communities

The findings of our PLOS ONE paper were highlighted with stunning photos in an article on Mongabay.

17
Jun

Local communities reap dividends from managing octopus fisheries

A landmark study from the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar highlights the compelling economic benefits of local fisheries management and their role in catalysing community engagement in broader marine management efforts.

12
May

The Ecologist: Sustainable abundance – rebuilding fisheries to support coastal communities in Madagascar

Blue Ventures’ community conservation model is featured in The Ecologist.

5
May

The Guardian: Marine protection enables coastal communities to thrive

Our work supporting community fisheries management in Madagascar is profiled in The Guardian.

14
Apr

Mongabay: Innovative community fisheries initiative wins top social entrepreneurship prize

Mongabay.com report the work of Skoll awardee Blue Ventures in the article “Innovative community fisheries initiative wins top social entrepreneurship prize”.

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