Between 2003 and 2016, Madagascar’s protected area coverage quadrupled. Such unprecedented growth brought great hope, some notable successes and a host of new challenges for the island’s conservation community.
The 2nd of December 2017 marks 3,000 days since the creation of Agnorondriake, the first community-based no-take zone within the Velondriake locally managed marine area in southwest Madagascar.
The Government of Madagascar has recently designated the Barren Isles archipelago as a wetland area of international importance, under the international wetlands convention.
Blue Ventures was honoured to have the opportunity to share insights from our work with His Excellency the President of Madagascar during a roundtable discussion in London.
Find out more about how our conservation ecotourism model enables the creation of locally and culturally relevant conservation and development programmes.
Find out what happens when 84 marine conservationists come together to share ideas, celebrate our mission, and dance!
Late August saw the arrival in Madagascar of some very special visitors – a group of Mexican fishermen traveled more than 17,500 kilometres to have a conversation with their local counterparts about octopus.
London, UK – Google Maps launches first-ever Street View imagery of Madagascar, allowing a global audience to explore the world’s fourth largest island for the first time.
Antananarivo, Madagascar – A meeting in Antananarivo later this month will bring together policy makers, funders and NGO practitioners to galvanise the broader adoption of the integrated Population-Health-Environment (PHE) approach in Madagascar.
St Andrews, Scotland – An innovative project integrating community-based health services with locally-led marine conservation initiatives has won this year’s St Andrews Prize for the Environment