Tag - sharks

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.

8
Jun

The Ecologist: Madagascar’s ‘sea nomads’ are the new ocean defenders

Migration research featured in an article by Dr Charlie Gardner on the Ecologist online: Madagascar’s ‘sea nomads’ are the new ocean defenders.

8
Jun

Al Jazeera: In pictures – Madagascar: On the hunt for sharks

Stunning photo story by Garth Cripps to accompany new research paper highlighting the soaring global demand for seafood driving a perilous sea migration in one of the world’s last nomadic seafaring cultures

16
Apr

Save Our Seas: From Montreal to Madagascar – mobile monitoring back home

Our mobile data collection coordinator Thierry Nohasiarivelo has written a blog for the Save Our Seas Foundation on returning to Madagascar to work with his native Vezo.

17
Feb

Future Oceans: Community Driven Conservation Works to Save Madagascar’s Sharks

Future Oceans is a series of stories exploring disruptive innovations likely to affect marine conservation. In this article Hannah McNeish profiles Blue Ventures work with shark fishers in South West Madagascar.

29
Nov

Aljazeera: The endangered lifeline of Madagascar’s sharks

Over-fishing threatens not only the survival of shark species, but also impoverished fishing communities in Madagascar, Hannah McNeish reports for Aljazeera.

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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