In this mangrove-dense region of Indonesia where mud crab fishing is the primary livelihood, six communities are working together to conserve the ecosystem.
Women in Fisheries 8: Nurain Lapolo is the first female director of Japesda, a community-based organisation that works with small-scale fishing communities in Gorontalo and Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
Meet Ambanja’s fuelwood producers who are preserving northwest Madagascar’s mangrove forests by planting brown salwood trees to sustainably produce charcoal for cooking
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
We’ve partnered with the newly launched Only One media platform to tell stories inspired by our community-led marine conservation work around the coastal tropics.
A new blue carbon methodology has added mangrove & seagrass conservation as verified sources of emission reductions, helping to safeguard these ecosystems and bolster coastal resilience.
Lalao Aigrette’s, Blue Ventures’ National Blue Forests Programme Lead in Madagascar, recent article in WIOMSA’s magazine discusses participatory mangrove conservation in the Bay of Assassins.
Stories from colleagues, friends and community members who dedicate their lives to the mangroves of Madagascar
In an article from MPA News, the role of blue carbon in funding marine conservation initiatives around the world is highlighted, featuring two mangrove restoration projects that are forging a path for blue carbon finance. Our efforts in Tahiry Honko, the world’s largest mangrove carbon conservation project based in southwest Madagascar, are referenced as an …
Journey into the dense mangroves of Sembilang National Park where we are working with Yayasan Hutan Biru to protect these magnificent forests