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27 February 2014: Blue Ventures' research Sea Turtles Are Endangered, But 42,000 Were Killed Legally Last Year was featured in The Huffington Post 


13 February 2014: The blog "Shark fishers in Madagascar sell fins for pennies" is featured in the National Geographic. 

Barley, S. and Walker, R.C.J. 2013. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 8 (3): 616−621
Published in Conservation reports
Humber, F., Godley, B.J., Broderick, A.C. 2014. Diversity and Distributions
Published in Conservation reports

21st February 2014,  London, UK - A new study has found that 42 countries or territories around the world permit the harvest of marine turtles – and estimates that more than 42,000 turtles are caught each year by these fisheries.

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 00:00

First shark fisheries data sent via smartphone


September, 2013: First shark data sent by smartphone by Fran Humber is featured on the Save our Seas Foundation's blog. 

Tuesday, 17 May 2011 16:51

Endangered species


We manage the largest community-based shark and turtle fishery monitoring programme in the Western Indian Ocean region. We also run social marketing campaigns to promote the protection of these keystone species as part of Vezo cultural heritage.

Published in What we do