Yesterday saw the launch of a new coalition demanding an end to bottom trawling in coastal waters. The Transform Bottom Trawling (TBT) coalition is working for a world where destructive bottom trawling is removed from coastal waters.
Blue Ventures and the ICCA Consortium held a panel session for Too Big Too Ignore’s Small-Scale Fishers Open House as part of World Ocean Week 2021 to address the impacts 30×30 may have on small-scale fishers.
In an article for Mongabay, experts from Blue Ventures, Maliasili, Lion Guardians and the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation explore the potential for a more resilient, diverse, and effective conservation movement in 2021.
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.