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
Roger Vaughan has been volunteering with us for over a decade, and says a Blue Ventures expedition is an adventure like no other
Nick spent four weeks in Timor-Leste diving the most biodiverse reefs in the world and helping his fellow volunteers stay in good health
Our Timor-Leste volunteers stumble upon one of nature’s most mysterious reproductive events.
Marine conservation volunteer Aleksander Gakovic shares the personal journey of his time in Timor-Leste.
Blue Ventures’ Dive and Science Assistants in Timor-Leste have achieved PADI Divemaster certification and are now inspiring locally led conservation efforts in their communities.
IT professional Mark Jones decided that he needed to take a break from his day to day and do something completely different for a couple of months...
Madagascar volunteer Ieva Kazakeviciute recounts her experience monitoring the critically endangered spider tortoise.
A learning exchange with Agora Food Studio has led to a greater confidence and engagement in cooking for Ataúro Island’s homestay hosts.
Rosemary Hartley didn’t expect her Blue Ventures expedition to have such a focus on education, but found it to be one of the most rewarding aspects of her Madagascar experience.
At the European Coral Reef Symposium in Oxford in December 2017, we shared positive lessons learnt on the benefits that volunteers can bring to marine conservation, using our efforts to address Belize’s lionfish invasion as a case study.
Hina Morjaria, a medical student at the University of Exeter, spent her elective learning about community health in remote Madagascar as a Blue Ventures volunteer.
Coral reefs are facing increasing global threats, but there’s still hope for these vital ecosystems...