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1
Sep

Sharing the success of temporary octopus fishery closures

The community of Andavadoaka in southwest Madagascar recently hosted visitors from Kenya and Tanzania so that they could witness this year’s octopus fishery reopening.

27
Aug

From Ataúro to Raja Ampat: a homestay exchange

A new short film explores the successes and lessons learned from a recent knowledge exchange that took fishers from Ataúro in Timor-Leste to Raja Ampat, in Indonesia.

18
Aug

Blog: 4 take home messages from the International Congress for Conservation Biology

Belize Country Coordinator Jennifer Chapman distills her thoughts on why interdisciplinary skills are a must for effective conservation.

3
Aug

Blog: Helping Babies Breathe: one year on

Volunteer medic Emily Clark returns to Velondriake to help improve the training and coverage of neonatal resuscitation in public health centres.

31
May

Blog: A field trip to remember

Students from Centro Escolar Mexico Junior College visit the Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve to get some first-hand experience of marine fieldwork with the Blue Ventures team.

26
Apr

Blog: Veda de polvo: temporary octopus closures in Mozambique

Our partner WWF Mozambique has recently facilitated two community-led octopus closures following a learning exchange to Velondriake, Madagascar.

20
Apr

Blog: Homestays in Andavadoaka: a unique opportunity

Lesley Wicks, one of the first volunteers to experience the Homestay programme in Andavadoaka, gives her perspective on the experience, and some useful advice!

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.

8
Mar

The Huffington Post: Can adolescent health education support marine conservation?

A new article written for The Huffington Post by Blue Ventures’ Community Health Programme Coordinator focusses on our recent successful collaboration with the inspirational Projet Jeune Leader.

1
Mar

Blog: From Ataúro to Raja Ampat: a homestay adventure

Homestays offer a way for coastal communities to diversify and strengthen alternative livelihoods, providing a clear and measurable link between protecting the environment and the economic benefits that tourism can bring.

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