Ben Honey

All posts by Ben Honey

Since July 2016, Ben has been helping to raise the voices of coastal communities as part of Blue Ventures' digital communications team.

Every voice counts: a participatory approach to periodic fishery closures

Community-collected data inspires fishers in the Barren Isles archipelago to adapt their management strategy

/ Oct 30, 2019

Clawing back a sustainable future

If there’s a creature in Madagascar with bad PR that deserves redemption, then it is surely the humble mangrove mud crab...

/ Jul 3, 2019

International Year of the Reef: why 2018 is the year to get involved!

Coral reefs are facing increasing global threats, but there’s still hope for these vital ecosystems...

/ Feb 7, 2018
Ring-tailed lemur | Photo Ben Honey

Explore Madagascar Overland: sometimes the longer route is better

Our Madagascar volunteers have the opportunity to experience some of the country’s spectacular scenery and iconic wildlife before their expedition even begins!

/ Oct 19, 2017

Bees and trees: alternative livelihoods in Ankingabe

In the small coastal village of Ankingabe in northwest Madagascar, Blue Ventures is supporting community-led beekeeping and alternative fuelwood plantations.

/ Jun 15, 2017

Amazing Madagascar part 3: hungry for adventure

In this third and final instalment of the Amazing Madagascar series we savour some delicious Malagasy recipes, and help you decide on your next destination.

/ Dec 7, 2016

Amazing Madagascar part 2: fascinating culture

In this second instalment of the Amazing Madagascar series we focus on the history, language, and traditions of the Malagasy people.

/ Nov 9, 2016

Amazing Madagascar part 1: unique wildlife

In this first instalment of our Amazing Places series we take a look at some of Madagascar's fascinating endemic species!

/ Sep 22, 2016