Read an interview with Vatosoa Rakotondrazafy of MIHARI, Madagascar’s locally managed marine area network, for Smithsonian Magazine.
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.
In an article for WIOMSA’s monthly newsbrief, Hanjara Rabemanantsoa, Blue Ventures’ mangroves coordinator in Tsimipaika Bay, shares the journey of alternative charcoal producers.
Blue Ventures’ Director of Community Healh, Dr Vik Mohan, shares personal insights on Blue Ventures’ holistic approach to conservation
Meet Ambanja’s fuelwood producers who are preserving northwest Madagascar’s mangrove forests by planting brown salwood trees to sustainably produce charcoal for cooking
‘Kokoly’ collects another accolade, this time from All Living Things Environmental Film Festival 2020
For communities living in remote fishing villages in northwest Madagascar, hot smoking is providing a lifeline, enabling them to better preserve their fish
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
Using a traditional fishing technique called ‘jarifa’, the community association in Velondriake, southwest Madagascar, have expanded their marine reserves to safeguard their future
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.