In a positive move towards a more sustainable mud crab fishery in Madagascar, the Minister of Fisheries Augustin Andriamananoro announced a new decree for a national closure of the crab fishery in 2019. This closure is timed to protect the crabs at a vulnerable stage in their life cycle, helping to maintain healthy, stable population …
Fishers, seafood buyers, conservationists, researchers and policy makers gathered to launch a Fishery Improvement Project for one of Madagascar’s largest small-scale fisheries.
As fisheries face unprecedented pressures, coastal communities like the villages of Ambiky and Ambolobozo are looking for economic opportunities beyond fishing.
Oxford Today has published an interview with Oxford University alumnus and Blue Ventures Executive Director Alasdair Harris that covers the stories behind Blue Ventures’ foundation, growth and holistic approach.
Over the past year, three of our senior staff in Madagascar have been working with the Earth Skills Network to reflect on, and improve, the management of our conservation programmes.
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.
As the year draws to an end we’ve pulled together some of the highlights of 2016.
Our Field Scientist Catherine Pigeon and our Madagascar volunteers have been talking to villagers and Blue Ventures staff about how Christmas is celebrated in Andavadoaka.
The cover story of Change Creator Magazine Issue 6 is the foundation of Blue Ventures by Dr. Alasdair Harris, including an exclusive interview.
In this third and final instalment of the Amazing Madagascar series we savour some delicious Malagasy recipes, and help you decide on your next destination.