Locations

Locations

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Let’s set the scene, we’re on a beautiful white sand beach, dotted with palm trees; a remote tropical paradise, miles away from human habitation. As the tide retreats what’s that left behind in the strandline? Intermixed with the usual bits of seagrass and algae is a band of washed up discarded plastic.

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by Cicelin Cicelin RAKOTOMAHAZO and Dolce RANDRIANANDRASAZIKY, Blue Forests southwest team, Madagascar “Planting mangroves is not a question of money, but a question of our...

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I feel like I’m gaining skills that will help me to accomplish my goals and hopefully continue to make my mother proud as well.

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by Tinah Martin, Sustainable Fisheries Programme Assistant, Madagascar Not only was it my first time in the “Old Town”, the beautiful heart of Zanzibar’s...

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 by Trevor Jones, Geospatial Analyst; Manager Blue Carbon Science, USA Like the extensive channels of a mangrove ecosystem, it’s been a long and meandering route since I...

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Mere hours after the annual conference for Blue Ventures had ended in Andavadoaka, our eighth, and final, expedition of 2014 began!  Typically, when the...

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I know that staying and finishing school will help me get somewhere where I’m fully satisfied. Doing something other than living day-to-day, doing small jobs, hauling cement or moving rocks. Through school I know that I’m capable of achieving much more.

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My goal in completing school is to become a midwife. I see the need for women to have someone they can go to and trust with anything, especially young girls.

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I don’t know of anyone else who had dreams of going to university as a kid. It isn’t something that many people from here do. No matter what happens, I have to keep trying, I have to find a way so that eventually I can be the one to help more kids like me who didn’t have much chance to make it.

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Something magical happens. When I’m at school or studying in the youth clubs with Blue Ventures, it’s like learning is the medicine that cures my hunger.