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3
Jun

Smithsonian: the community-led conservation advocate working to protect Madagascar’s coasts

Read an interview with Vatosoa Rakotondrazafy of MIHARI, Madagascar’s locally managed marine area network, for Smithsonian Magazine.

14
Apr

Blog: Catalysing community engagement: lessons learned from the Barren Isles

In 2018, communities in the Barren Isles established their first temporary octopus fishery closure. Now, they are taking the lead in local fisheries management efforts.

31
Mar

WIOMSA: The quest for sustainable charcoal

In an article for WIOMSA’s monthly newsbrief, Hanjara Rabemanantsoa, Blue Ventures’ mangroves coordinator in Tsimipaika Bay, shares the journey of alternative charcoal producers.

23
Feb

Devex: A multisectoral approach can bolster resilience for people and planet

Blue Ventures’ Director of Community Healh, Dr Vik Mohan, shares personal insights on Blue Ventures’ holistic approach to conservation

28
Jan

Blog: The quest for sustainable charcoal

Meet Ambanja’s fuelwood producers who are preserving northwest Madagascar’s mangrove forests by planting brown salwood trees to sustainably produce charcoal for cooking

7
Dec

Kokoly: winner of the Red Earth Award at All Living Things Environmental Film Festival

‘Kokoly’ collects another accolade, this time from All Living Things Environmental Film Festival 2020

26
Nov

Blog: Reducing post-catch losses: small-scale fishers in Mahajamba Bay test out hot smoking to preserve their catch

For communities living in remote fishing villages in northwest Madagascar, hot smoking is providing a lifeline, enabling them to better preserve their fish

20
Nov

New research: A new tool for mapping and monitoring mangroves

Launch of first widely accessible tool to map and monitor mangrove forests at a locally relevant scale, helping guide mangrove conservation and restoration projects worldwide

19
Nov

Blog: Science and tradition: expanding Velondriake’s no-take zones through community-led action

Using a traditional fishing technique called ‘jarifa’, the community association in Velondriake, southwest Madagascar, have expanded their marine reserves to safeguard their future

7
Nov

Madagascar’s small-scale fishers take ownership of marine protection through their national language

Small-scale fishers around Madagascar announce a new Malagasy language definition of ‘LMMA’ – a key piece of terminology used to discuss marine protection around the world.

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