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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”.

17
Mar

National Geographic: Communities leading the way to save Madagascar’s mangroves

Our community conservation coordinator, Brian Jones, talks about how local communities are leading the way to conserve Madagascar’s mangroves in this article featured on National Geographic’s Ocean Views blog.

23
Feb

RTVE: Sustainable tourism supporting marine conservation

Blue Ventures was featured on Spain’s RTVE channel where Antonella Broglia, a Social Innovation Expert, explains how our volunteer expeditions are an excellent example of sustainable tourism supporting marine conservation.

21
Feb

TED Blog: A radical approach to saving fisheries

Blue Ventures’ founder and executive director, Dr Alasdair Harris, is featured on the TED blog ‘Octopus’s garden: A TED Fellow with a radical approach to saving fisheries’.

23
Jan

Telegraph Magazine: ‘The rule book has to be ripped up. It’s about what people need.’

Blue Ventures’ work in Madagascar is featured in the Telegraph Magazine this week.

1
Dec

Madagascar’s bold blue vision puts communities at centre of marine protection

Sydney, Australia – Madagascar’s President Rajaonarimampianina has committed to triple the country’s marine protected areas and establish a legal framework to protect community management of fishing grounds.

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