Tag - endangered species

21
Sep

The Barren Isles archipelago receives recognition for its international importance for biodiversity

The Government of Madagascar has recently designated the Barren Isles archipelago as a wetland area of international importance, under the international wetlands convention.

9
Jan

CNN: These groups are stopping the sixth extinction – and they need your help

The audience response to the CNN series “The Vanishing” inspired John Sutter to write a follow-up piece about how to help in the fight against the sixth extinction.

31
Aug

New Research: Community-based monitoring highlights extent of traditional shark fishery

The first multi-year assessment of a small-scale Indian Ocean shark fishery. Community-based data collectors documented catches from 2007-2012 along hundreds of kilometres of Madagascar’s coastline.

28
Aug

Explore: Wildlife of the Mangroves

Wildlife of the Mangroves exhibits new research from the Blue Forests team that has revealed the incredible richness of Madagascar’s mangrove birds and lemurs.

29
Jul

The Daily Star: A Paradise in Peril

Our Executive Director Alasdair Harris was interviewed by The Daily Star in their article about the Sundarbans, a mangrove forest in Bangladesh.

18
Feb

Legal harvest of marine turtles tops 42,000 each year

London, UKA new study has found that 42 countries or territories around the world permit the harvest of marine turtles – and estimates that more than 42,000 turtles are caught each year by these fisheries.

13
Feb

National Geographic: Shark fishers in Madagascar sell fins for pennies

“Shark fishers in Madagascar sell fins for pennies” featured in the National Geographic’s Ocean Views blog.

24
Dec

Save our Seas: Notes from Nosy Mitseo, Madagascar; the legacy of the demand for shark fin

“Notes from Nosy Mitseo, Madagascar; the legacy of the demand for shark fin” by BV’s Garth Cripps and Fran Humber is featured on the Save our Seas Foundation’s blog.

10
Sep

First shark fisheries data sent via smartphone

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September, 2013: First shark data sent by smartphone by Fran Humber is featured on the Save our Seas Foundation’s blog. 

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