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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.

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).

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