The Government of Madagascar has recently designated the Barren Isles archipelago as a wetland area of international importance, under the international wetlands convention.
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.
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.
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.
Our Executive Director Alasdair Harris was interviewed by The Daily Star in their article about the Sundarbans, a mangrove forest in Bangladesh.
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.
“Shark fishers in Madagascar sell fins for pennies” featured in the National Geographic’s Ocean Views blog.
“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.
September, 2013: First shark data sent by smartphone by Fran Humber is featured on the Save our Seas Foundation’s blog.