Thinking of volunteering in Timor-Leste, but don’t know what to expect? Recent volunteer Martin Cloix dives into the details of a day on Ataúro Island.
Coral reefs are facing increasing global threats, but there’s still hope for these vital ecosystems…
A community-based seagrass monitoring programme has been established to empower the residents of Ataúro Island to protect one of their most vital marine ecosystems.
In January 2016, Sean Clement was arriving in Timor-Leste for the first time, and now he reflects on a remarkable year on Ataúro Island that has laid the foundations for a bright future.
Tyrell Reyes, our Science Coordinator in Belize, tells the story of how his evolving role with Blue Ventures has given him opportunities to contribute to the conservation of his country’s coral reefs.
Our Timor-Leste expeditions are based in Ataúro Island, which just happens to be a global hotspot for cetacean sightings. Sounds like a whale of a time!
Our Madagascar volunteer Sophie Plant has now witnessed coral bleaching first hand, an experience she found shocking, but also inspiring.
Our Andavadoaka volunteer Sarah Plant, who has now seen coral bleaching firsthand, shares her knowledge on the role of El Niño in global bleaching events