Volunteer Mackenzie Burke came to Ataúro Island for the diving and the marine science, but was blown away by the welcome she received from her host community.
Timor-Leste volunteer Fiona Westheim describes a coral identification dive from her marine conservation expedition.
In January 2016, Sean Clement was arriving in Timor-Leste for the first time, and now he reflects on a remarkable year on Ataúro Island that has laid the foundations for a bright future.
Our Medical Director, Dr Vik Mohan, recently visited Indonesia and Timor-Leste to see whether coastal communities there would be interested in Blue Ventures’ integrated health and environment approach.
Our Timor-Leste expeditions are based in Ataúro Island, which just happens to be a global hotspot for cetacean sightings. Sounds like a whale of a time!
Witnessing a marine milestone for locally led conservation in the Coral Triangle
Good or not? As our team in Timor-Leste gets ready to welcome our first volunteers, Sean reflects on his first few weeks in his new home town. Good, definitely good.
I’m in Timor-Leste to collect images and video of our new base and to help get Greg up to speed with all things Blue Ventures. He’s only been in his new role for 2 weeks and is already up to...