A knowledge journey through Madagascar

Our new Knowledge Development Manager, Jenny Oates, takes us on a journey through Madagascar to discover what knowledge means at Blue Ventures

/ Mar 25, 2020

Rumah Boboca: preserving ‘the Home of Octopus’ in the village of Bulutui

In the heart of the Coral Triangle, a community of octopus fishers in the village of Bulutui have been transforming their lives for the better.

/ Mar 18, 2020

Meet the ‘Monster of Bahoi’

“If I die today or tomorrow it makes no difference. I have no regrets. This protected area is for the continuity of the lives of my children and their children. I do this for the sake of many people.”

/ Mar 2, 2020

A fish out of water and into a data lake: Blue Ventures attends Tableau Conference

Three marine ecologists walk into a Las Vegas convention centre… but the power of data is no joke!

/ Feb 19, 2020

Locally led conservation: listening, persevering and working together

Women in Fisheries 5: an interview with Ami Raini Putriraya, Site Manager for North Minahasa, Perkumpulan YAPEKA

/ Feb 5, 2020

We found our voice: Pate Island community’s journey in marine conservation

For Pate Island community members celebrating the first octopus fishery closures in Kenya, local fishery management has meant much more than just improving catches

/ Jan 29, 2020

A family reunion in Madagascar: highlights from the Blue Ventures Team Conference 2019

Two hundred Blue Ventures staff from across the world met in the highlands of Madagascar to learn, share, sing and dance, energising the team to meet the challenges of the new decade ahead

/ Jan 22, 2020

Making space for health: building community health huts in Madagascar

Supporting five communities in northern Madagascar to unlock access to basic healthcare by working together to fund, design and build dedicated health huts

How to reduce the environmental impact of your travels

Former Blue Ventures Field Scientist Rachel Knowles talks us through ways prospective volunteers can minimise environmental impact whilst on a Blue Ventures expedition in Madagascar

/ Dec 20, 2019

Not your average workshop: ICT4Fisheries 2019

Fishers, NGOs, academics, businesses and government representatives gathered in Cape Town to share their experiences of using technology for small-scale fisheries

/ Dec 17, 2019

Connecting the dots: when partners get together

Twenty-five people from 11 organisations came together in Sulawesi for Blue Ventures’ second partner forum in Indonesia

/ Dec 4, 2019

Challenging the norm: new student scholarship scheme in Belize

Students in the coastal village of Sarteneja are now being supported with their education and receiving additional training.

/ Nov 27, 2019

Sun, sea and… fisheries data analysis?

Supporting coastal communities in the Comoros with data literacy

/ Nov 21, 2019