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Kenya Star: Supporting marine conservation leadership in East Africa

The Kenya Star covers the work of Local Ocean Conservation, a community-based organisation working in Watamu, which is also part of Blue Ventures’ and Maliasili’s African Marine Conservation Leadership Programme


Blog: Turtle fishing in the Barren Isles

A complex conservation issue


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.


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.


Thousands of turtles captured in Madagascar despite ban

15 November 2010. New research has revealed up to 16,000 endangered turtles are being caught each year by villagers in just one region of Madagascar, despite a government ban. Researchers from the University of Exeter and Blue Ventures Conservation say the figure, thought to be a conservative estimate, is the first direct assessment of turtle exploitation on the island.

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