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6
Apr

Blog: Data first: monitoring octopus fisheries in Indonesia

Abigail Leadbeater and Charlie Gough from the Blue Ventures Monitoring and Evaluation team recently visited our new partners in Sulawesi to support them in their implementation of octopus fisheries monitoring.

29
Mar

New project to map octopus fishing in the Western Indian Ocean

On 15th and 16th March 2017, a meeting was held in Zanzibar to mark the start of a new project, supported by the Marine Stewardship Council, to map octopus fishing in the Western Indian Ocean.

16
Mar

Stanford Social Innovation Review: Marine Conservation 2.0

The Stanford Social Innovation Review has published an article, written by Blue Ventures’ Steve Rocliffe, that focuses on the effectiveness of marine conservation models that put communities first.

14
Mar

Blog: What does kung fu have to do with octopus fishing?

The making of “Tovo the octopus gleaner”, a Vezo film featuring intense kung fu action and a mysterious octopus mermaid designed to spread good fisheries practices!

8
Mar

Blog: From Banggai cardinalfish to octopus: kickstarting community conservation in Indonesia

LINI, our inspirational new partner, is developing a new catalyst for conservation on Banggai Island, Sulawesi

2
Feb

MSC: Working towards sustainability in Madagascar’s reef octopus fishery: a journey of improvement

Rachel Long, Blue Ventures’ Fishery Improvement Project Coordinator, has written a blog for the MSC about the octopus fishery in Southwest Madagascar.

1
Feb

Blog: Talking octopus: conservation conversations on Darawa Island

Nusi is a member of community organisation Forkani who, with Blue Ventures’ support, are working to improve the management of the vital octopus fishery on Darawa Island in the Wakatobi Archipelago, Indonesia.

19
Dec

Change Creator Magazine: A reluctant social entrepreneur

The cover story of Change Creator Magazine Issue 6 is the foundation of Blue Ventures by Dr. Alasdair Harris, including an exclusive interview.

30
Nov

Blog: Learning face to face

A learning exchange brought over twenty partners, fishers and conservationists from five different countries to Madagascar to learn about community-based fisheries management.

15
Nov

Blog: Herizo’s mission: supporting community data collectors in Southwest Madagascar

Blue Ventures’ Data Management Assistant, Herizo Rafanomezantsoa, regularly visits villages along the Southwest coast of Madagascar to ensure that the data collectors have everything they need to successfully monitor the octopus fisheries.

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