Tag - volunteer

14
Mar

Blog: Taming the lionfish: celebrating the contribution of our volunteers in Belize

At the European Coral Reef Symposium in Oxford in December 2017, we shared positive lessons learnt on the benefits that volunteers can bring to marine conservation, using our efforts to address Belize’s lionfish invasion as a case study.

28
Feb

Blog: A Medical Elective in Madagascar

Hina Morjaria, a medical student at the University of Exeter, spent her elective learning about community health in remote Madagascar as a Blue Ventures volunteer.

3
Jan

Blog: Plastic in the oceans: a volunteer’s perspective

Timor-Leste volunteer Rebecca Loy reflects on what individuals can do about this global problem.

6
Nov

Global Aquaculture Alliance: Sea cucumber project redefining traditional farming in Madagascar

Blue Ventures volunteer Amanda Millin has written a piece for Global Aquaculture Alliance about our community aquaculture programme.

18
Oct

Blog: Explore Madagascar Overland: sometimes the longer route is better

Our Madagascar volunteers have the opportunity to experience some of the country’s spectacular scenery and iconic wildlife before their expedition even begins!

28
Sep

Blog: Replanting mangrove forest in the Bay of Assassins

Volunteer Amanda Millin recounts her experience of Madagascar’s annual mangrove festival.

15
Sep

Blog: A unique opportunity to experience community-based fisheries management

Madagascar volunteer Jessie Skedd shares her insight after witnessing the opening of octopus fishing grounds following a period of temporary closure.

1
Sep

SEVENSEAS Media: Feature Destination: Bacalar Chico Dive Camp

Belize was the “feature destination” for SEVENSEAS Media in September 2017, and they shared a Blue Ventures photo story about Bacalar Chico Dive Camp.

31
Aug

Blog: Having a whale of a time in Timor-Leste

Volunteer Harrison Root describes his two favourite mornings from his marine conservation expedition on Ataúro Island.

28
Jun

Blog: A morning of sand, salt and science

Blue Ventures volunteer, Kaesha Freyaldenhoven, provides a descriptive account of an average morning at Bacalar Chico Dive Camp in Belize.

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