A new article from BBC travel explores the life of small-scale fishers and coastal communities on Atauro Island, Timor-Leste.
Birgit Hermann, Country Manager for Blue Ventures in Timor-Leste, shares her experiences of being a Rotary Peace Fellow amongst global peers, and what it means for community conservation impact
In Timor-Leste, ecotourism is a growing trade and is enabling coastal communities to diversify their livelihoods. In the community of Beto Tasi new families are now opening the doors of their homestay businesses.
As part of it’s ‘The Last Coral Kingdom’, Only One has featured two stories written by Blue Ventures’ staff in Timor-Leste.
Timor-Leste’s national marine tourism association is launching a new national programme based on a global standard for whale-watching tour operators, providing enhanced protection for cetaceans in the nation’s biodiverse waters.
In his new role as acting country manager in Timor-Leste, Oldegar Massinga explains why he’s not worried about the challenges that lie ahead
Dedy, Blue Ventures’ Conservation Officer in Timor-Leste writes a letter to Timorese youth about his conservation journey.
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.
As the year draws to an end we’ve pulled together some of the highlights of 2016.
Staff and volunteers travelled to witness the creation of a new Locally Managed Marine Area on Atauro Island – a marine milestone for locally led conservation in the Coral Triangle