Nick Piludu

All posts by Nick Piludu

Nick was Country Manager in Timor-Leste for two years before moving to Bristol as Blue Ventures' Conservation Programmes Manager.

Taking control with Tara Bandu

The community of Behau in Timor-Leste has decided to take control of its marine resources by using customary law to establish a locally managed marine area.

/ Apr 4, 2019
Pygmy Blue Whale

The whales are coming: cetacean surveys around Ataúro Island

Blue Ventures staff and volunteers join Karen Edyvane of the National University of Timor-Leste in her yearly quest to study the pygmy blue whale migration.

/ Dec 13, 2017
What is clear in our talks is the deep knowledge these fishermen have of Ataúro’s waters | Photo: Martin Muir

The crocodile’s children: community-led marine management on Atauro

The community of Ilik-namu have decided to take control of their future and begin managing their marine resources.

/ Oct 4, 2017