Yoga Putra joined Blue Ventures in August 2023 as the Global Senior Communications Officer for Asia-Pacific. Yoga recently participated in a learning visit to Surabaya, East Java in Indonesia, with community representatives from villages in Indragiri Hilir, Riau. Here, he...
Holly Elgar joined Blue Ventures in 2022 as a Senior Scoping Officer for blue carbon ecosystems. Holly uses her expertise to identify potential sites to expand our community-led mangrove management projects around the world. Here she talks about her recent...
The livelihoods of many Indonesian coastal communities, like the Perigi Raja and Sapat communities of Indragiri Hilir Regency of Riau Province, depend on mud crab fisheries to meet their daily needs. The regency has extensive mangrove forests covering up to...
A new chapter for Blue Ventures’ mangrove conservation support in Indonesia
Ahead of International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, hear from a Blue Ventures blue carbon scientist about how communities in Madagascar are working to protect these precious forests – and the climate
In this mangrove-dense region of Indonesia where mud crab fishing is the primary livelihood, six communities are working together to conserve the ecosystem
Journey into the dense mangroves of Sembilang National Park where we are working with Yayasan Hutan Biru to protect these magnificent forests
Our ongoing journey: exploring the challenges and lessons learned about community engagement in conservation
Sharing learning on community engagement in conservation in Tsimipaika Bay
Wood is an indispensable resource for communities in Madagascar, but forests are disappearing at an alarming rate
Zo Andriamahenina left northwest Madagascar for Sunnyvale, California, to attend Google’s Geo for Good User Summit and learn more about how Google’s tools can help with natural resource management.
Since joining Blue Ventures, Christelle has successfully captured wild bee colonies and travelled the length of Madagascar to learn more about community-led beekeeping.