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16
Oct

New research: Learning from community-led marine conservation in Madagascar

New research published this week draws together lessons from Madagascar’s first locally managed marine area (LMMA), generating valuable insights that can be used by managers around the world.

4
Jun

New research: First scientific evidence of overfishing in Madagascar’s small-scale fisheries

Our latest research provides the first robust scientific evidence that overfishing is taking place in small-scale fisheries in Madagascar, signalling a serious threat to ocean health and vulnerable coastal communities.

6
May

New research: Community conservation means more fish in the sea

New research published this week has shown that community-led marine conservation can increase the size of fish populations − a critical objective for conservationists working to protect coral reefs.

20
Oct

The Nature Conservancy: Natural Climate Solutions

Blue Ventures’ work with community mangrove conservation in Madagascar features in a list of natural climate solution case studies from The Nature Conservancy.

24
Jan

Oxford Today: Blue-sea thinking: coral reef conservation and beyond

Oxford Today has published an interview with Oxford University alumnus and Blue Ventures Executive Director Alasdair Harris that covers the stories behind Blue Ventures’ foundation, growth and holistic approach.

31
Aug

New Research: Community-based monitoring highlights extent of traditional shark fishery

The first multi-year assessment of a small-scale Indian Ocean shark fishery. Community-based data collectors documented catches from 2007-2012 along hundreds of kilometres of Madagascar’s coastline.

9
Jun

New Research: Madagascar’s ‘marine’ lemurs

Madagascar’s mangroves, so vital for maintaining fisheries and storing carbon, may also be much more important than we thought for conserving the country’s lemurs.

8
Jun

New research: Fishing on the edge

Soaring global demand for seafood is driving a perilous sea migration in one of the of world’s last nomadic seafaring cultures.

8
Apr

New research: Community-based monitoring helps to protect one of the remaining hotspots of marine turtle nesting in Madagascar

New study highlights the decrease in marine turtle nesting in Madagascar and the role that community-based monitoring could play in monitoring, and protecting, remaining sites.

11
Nov

New research: Sharks are the least protected marine megafauna in Madagascar

New publication reviews current protection of marine megafauna in Madagascar, highlighting the current lack of legislation and enforcement to protect endangered sharks in Madagascar.

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