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10
Feb

Forbes: Traditional Fishers – The Unsung Heroes Of Ocean Conservation

In an interview for Forbes, Blue Ventures’ Executive Director celebrates small-scale fishers as the unsung heroes of marine conservation

26
Jan

Mongabay: Transforming conservation in times of crisis and opportunity

In an article for Mongabay, experts from Blue Ventures, Maliasili, Lion Guardians and the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation explore the potential for a more resilient, diverse, and effective conservation movement in 2021.

4
Apr

Girls That Scuba: Marine Conservation Programmes

Blue Ventures’ marine conservation expeditions feature in a blog from the Girls That Scuba community profiling the three best diving experiences within a marine conservation project.

14
Mar

Blog: Taming the lionfish: celebrating the contribution of our volunteers in Belize

At the European Coral Reef Symposium in Oxford in December 2017, we shared positive lessons learnt on the benefits that volunteers can bring to marine conservation, using our efforts to address Belize’s lionfish invasion as a case study.

14
Mar

Mongabay: Will Madagascar’s industrial shrimp trawlers make way for local fishers?

Shrimp is one of Madagascar’s most lucrative exports, but small-scale fishers and environmental groups say that shrimp trawlers are harming the marine environment.

8
Mar

The Economist: Can conservation save our ocean?

The Velondriake Locally Managed Marine Area in southwest Madagascar was featured in a short film from The Economist that debuted on March 8th at their 5th World Ocean Summit.

7
Feb

Blog: International Year of the Reef: why 2018 is the year to get involved!

Coral reefs are facing increasing global threats, but there’s still hope for these vital ecosystems…

9
Nov

Blog: A fisherman’s journey into deeper seas: scuba diving and conservation in Timor-Leste

Amos Da Costa’s family has always relied on the sea for their food and livelihood, but he believes they must look to the future.

1
Nov

Mongabay: Fish vs. forests? Madagascar’s marine conservation boom

Blue Ventures’ work with coastal communities in Madagascar was recently featured in Mongabay.

5
Oct

Scaling and sustaining local marine protection: a new community conservation toolkit

A new resource toolkit distills over a decade of learning into a series of practical guides covering how to establish and maintain successful Locally Managed Marine Areas (LMMA).

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