In 2018, communities in the Barren Isles established their first temporary octopus fishery closure. Now, they are taking the lead in local fisheries management efforts.
Women in Fisheries 8: Nurain Lapolo is the first female director of Japesda, a community-based organisation that works with small-scale fishing communities in Gorontalo and Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
"We would be devastated if our house was destroyed. This also applies to coral reefs. We pay for our children to go to school using the fish we catch, so we need to protect their house, the coral reef."
This International Women’s Day we are celebrating an extraordinary woman. Mima’s story is one of passion, courage and perseverance.
“We all have two hands, so if they can manage their octopus fisheries, we can too”
In part two of his story, Zo Andriamahenina shares the experiences of communities in Mahajamba Bay, who are managing their natural marine resources, inspired by learning exchanges with other communities
Bringing together leaders working on the frontlines of conservation, the African Marine Conservation Leadership Programme has been on an unexpected journey
In Timor-Leste, ecotourism is a growing trade and is enabling coastal communities to diversify their livelihoods. In the community of Beto Tasi new families are now opening the doors of their homestay businesses.
Blue Ventures staff from across the world share their thoughts on 2020 and what’s to come for their teams in 2021
In October 2020, Blue Ventures' partner organisation JARI collaborated with communities in Poto Tano Village to celebrate World Octopus Day