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2009

  • Octopus no-take zones re-opened for 2009
  • Velondriake committee takes a stand against destructive fishing practices
  • RARE begin their first Malagasy conservation campaign, headed by Gildas Andriamalala
Blue Ventures Research Update Edition 25

Spring 2009 Edition 25

2008

  • Prestigious conservation award presented to Velondriake president
  • Marine turtle conservation efforts receive huge boost with first nesting beach protected by local communities
Blue Ventures Research Update Edition 24

Winter 2008 Edition 24

  • World's first certification for MPA professionals includes BV staff member
  • ReCoMap and EU funding to develop sea cucumber farming projects
  • Velondriake model is replicated in Ranobe Bay
Blue Ventures Research Update Edition 23

Autumn 2008 Edition 23

  • Success for the 2008 Coral Reef Scholarship Programme
  • Bermuda Environmental Youth Conference hosts BV keynote speaker
  • Habitat mapping project launched in Madagascar
Blue Ventures Research Update Edition 21

2008 Edition 21

  • First hatching of green turtles recorded in southwest Madagascar thanks to Blue Ventures' conservation efforts
Blue Ventures Research Update Edition 20

Summer 2008 Edition 20

  • Pioneering new techniques for marine habitat mapping in the Velondriake protected area network.
Blue Ventures Research Update Edition 18

Spring 2008 Edition 18

2007

  • 2008 is the International Year of the Reef: Blue Ventures joins forces with Coral Cay Conservation and the Project Aware Foundation to launch UK campaign to promote coral reef protection
Blue Ventures Research Update Edition 17

Winter 2007 Edition 17

  • Velondriake community-run protected area moves forward
  • Survey shows environmental education is key to conservation success
  • New family planning clinic launches in Andavadoaka
Blue Ventures Research Update Edition 16

Autumn 2007 Edition 16

  • Andavadoaka wins top United Nations award for biodiversity
Blue Ventures Research Update Edition 15

Summer 2007 Edition 15

2006

  • BV launches shark and whale monitoring programmes to help protect threatened species
  • New study shows that MPAs could hold the key to keeping global fishing industry healthy and profitable
Blue Ventures Research Update Edition 13

Autumn 2006 Edition 13

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