Tag - fisheries management

26
Apr

Blog: Veda de polvo: temporary octopus closures in Mozambique

Our partner WWF Mozambique has recently facilitated two community-led octopus closures following a learning exchange to Velondriake, Madagascar.

6
Apr

Blog: Data first: monitoring octopus fisheries in Indonesia

Abigail Leadbeater and Charlie Gough from the Blue Ventures Monitoring and Evaluation team recently visited our new partners in Sulawesi to support them in their implementation of octopus fisheries monitoring.

16
Mar

New research: insights into the diet of invasive lionfish in Belize reveal important lessons for management

New research reveals important lessons for management of the invasive lionfish in Belize – to prevent biodiversity loss, control efforts should target all sizes of lionfish.

8
Mar

Blog: From Banggai cardinalfish to octopus: kickstarting community conservation in Indonesia

LINI, our inspirational new partner, is developing a new catalyst for conservation on Banggai Island, Sulawesi

28
Feb

Shrimp trawling closure brings new hope for traditional fishers in Madagascar

This closure is the first step in the implementation of a new fisheries management plan that will ultimately benefit traditional fishers, the local marine environment and help reduce pressure on declining shrimp stocks.

2
Feb

MSC: Working towards sustainability in Madagascar’s reef octopus fishery: a journey of improvement

Rachel Long, Blue Ventures’ Fishery Improvement Project Coordinator, has written a blog for the MSC about the octopus fishery in Southwest Madagascar.

1
Feb

Blog: Talking octopus: conservation conversations on Darawa Island

Nusi is a member of community organisation Forkani who, with Blue Ventures’ support, are working to improve the management of the vital octopus fishery on Darawa Island in the Wakatobi Archipelago, Indonesia.

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.

15
Nov

Hundreds of fishers gather for opening of mangrove fishery reserves in western Madagascar

The opening of two pioneering community-managed mangrove reserves in western Madagascar.

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