Collaboration and co-design in the Comoros

On the island of Anjouan, three teams from around the world came together to co-design and adapt the Monitor App, a fisheries monitoring platform for fishing communities in the Comoros

/ Jun 10, 2020

The community perspective: how COVID-19 is impacting the lives of coastal people in Kenya

Through frequent phone calls, Agatha Ogada, Blue Ventures' Partner Support Technician in Kenya, has been learning what the COVID-19 pandemic means for coastal communities in Kwale County

/ Jun 2, 2020

Bridging the mountains and the sea

Women in Fisheries 6: “The sea and the mountains are interconnected, it is an inseparable unity.” An interview with Metty Wasa, Office Manager, Tananua Foundation in Indonesia

/ May 14, 2020

Catch monitoring is not just about data, it’s a way to engage entire communities

Octopus fishers in Mohéli National Park in the Comoros celebrate a fishery reopening whilst the park staff lead catch monitoring for the first time

/ May 7, 2020

Towards resilience: responding to economic shocks caused by the COVID-19 crisis

With our partners, we are mobilising around the world to help support locally led conservation efforts against the current crisis, safeguarding food security and livelihoods for coastal communities in this turbulent time.

/ Apr 29, 2020

Going beyond conservation: responding to community health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic

On World Health Day, we express gratitude to health care workers, our community health team and the Blue Ventures family for working together to respond to this crisis

/ Apr 7, 2020

Learning and growing together: improving the effectiveness of MPAs needs everyone

Across the world’s oceans, there are thousands of square kilometres of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), but ensuring their effective management is still a work in progress

/ Apr 2, 2020

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