Tag: working holistically
The quest for sustainable charcoal
Meet Ambanja’s fuelwood producers who are preserving northwest Madagascar’s mangrove forests by planting brown salwood trees to sustainably produce charcoal for cooking
Understanding the struggles of coastal women and men living through the pandemic in Indonesia
Our partner network in Indonesia are speaking with coastal communities whose livelihoods have been impacted by COVID-19
From reproductive health to COVID-19: thirteen years of responding to community health needs
As we celebrate thirteen years of supporting community health, our Safidy teams continue to show their unrelenting dedication as they navigate the COVID-19 pandemic
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
A fisherman’s journey into deeper seas: scuba diving and conservation in Timor-Leste
Amos Da Costa's family has always relied on the sea for their food and livelihood, but he believes they must look to the future. He now helps to conserve Ataúro Island's marine environments as Blue Ventures' Dive and Science Assistant.
All in the same boat: integrating conservation and health in Kaledupa
Our partner organisation Forkani recently hosted a workshop with the aim of fostering cross-sector partnerships between health and conservation groups in Kaledupa.
Sea Change: Ataúro’s first female scuba diver lends her voice to marine conservation efforts
Jemima Gomes was the first female scuba diver on Ataúro Island, and she is now advocating for marine conservation in her community.
A field trip to remember
Students from Centro Escolar Mexico Junior College visit the Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve to get some first-hand experience of marine fieldwork with the Blue Ventures team.
A year of self critique and tough decisions
Over the past year, three of our senior staff in Madagascar have been working with the Earth Skills Network to reflect on, and improve, the management of our conservation programmes.