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By Kame Westerman, Velondriake MPA Project Coordinator, Andavadoaka, Madagascar.  The Velondriake marine managed area is governed by representatives from each of the twenty-five villages...

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By Frances Humber, Research Coordinator. The public has been hooked on cod, salmon and tuna for too long and it...

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By Shawn Peabody, Madagascar Locally Managed Marine Area (LMMA) Coordinator. I travelled to Mombasa, Kenya last week to attend a workshop developing a proposal to...

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By Sean Clement, Blue Ventures Field Scientist. One of the most encouraging aspects of the success of Blue Ventures' work in the Velondriake...

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By Kame Westerman, Velondriake MPA Project Coordinator. Mangroves are important habitats for juvenile fish, crabs, shrimp and sea cucumbers. Mangrove forests are also popular...

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By Matt Hitchiner. Volunteers get muddy spending a couple of days helping in the construction of a new sea cucumber pen for the students in Tampolove, a small...

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By Daniella Sachs. One of the most incredible experiences I have had so far was my trip south with Thomas, a former Malagasy shark fisherman who now runs the Turtle and Shark Research Project for BV...

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by Núria Forns Willem, Jane, Roger and I have been in Tioman for 20 days now. As we’ve been regularly doing since we got here,...

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By Charlie Gough Everything is going well with the dive surveys at our new site in Belo and on the islands so far. This week we had some great weather again, which allowed us to survey a further 3 sites around the islands of Nosy Be, Nosy Angoraoke and Nosy Tania.

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by Kate Evangeli Octopus Day We’d been trained up in the art of how to sex an octopus which basically involves putting your fingers in...