Partners for conservation (3)
Aqua Lung is the name that first introduced the world to Scuba diving more than 60 years ago when Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Emille Gagnan developed the first “Aqua-Lung.” Today, Aqua Lung is the leading supplier of equipment for recreational, technical and military applications in more than 30 countries. Aqua Lung is the exclusive supplier of diving equipment for Blue Ventures conservation expeditions.
The remote fishing village of Andavadoaka, population 1,200, is located along the southwest coast of Madagascar. For the past four years, Andavadoaka has worked with Blue Ventures and others to develop effective community conservation strategies aimed at protecting local natural resources. In 2007, Andavadoaka won the prestigious UN Equator Prize for its work to protect marine resources and develop sustainable livelihoods.