Tag - Fisheries

21
Nov

Explore: Avy

Blue Ventures has released a new Explore Photo Story to coincide with World Fisheries Day.

24
Aug

Madagascar’s fishing communities unite to take charge of their future

A national meeting of leaders from Madagascar’s small-scale fishing communities marks a pivotal moment for the empowerment of the country’s coastal communities to assert their rights to manage traditional fishing grounds.

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.

5
Sep

Save Our Seas: Octopus’s garden in Madagascar

Our Outreach Manager Steve Rocliffe has written an article for Save Our Seas Magazine concerning the temporary closure of the octopus fishery in the village of Andavadoaka, Madagascar

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.

26
Jul

Explore: Managing Belize’s Lionfish Invasion

Voracious, venomous, and a prolific breeder to boot, the invasive red lionfish poses a huge threat to coral reefs, fisheries and coastal communities in the Caribbean.

5
Jul

Blog: The Caribbean Spiny Lobster

From fishery closures to how to measure a carapace, our volunteers in Belize found out everything they could ever have wanted about the Caribbean Spiny Lobster!

23
Jun

Oceana: Facing a plague of invasive lionfish, Caribbean and Gulf communities get creative

Our Belize Country Coordinator, Jen Chapman, is interviewed in an Oceana blog series about invasive lionfish.

22
Dec

The Changer: Building Sustainable Coastal Communities

The Changer interviewed our Executive Director Alasdair Harris about his motivation for starting Blue Ventures, and how Blue Ventures can succeed where other marine conservation organisations have struggled

6
Aug

The Telegraph: Fishing aid need not be all at sea

Our recent PLOS one paper has been featured in this Telegraph article exploring issues of development aid funding and the success of long term, locally led, fisheries management.

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