February 20, 2018

WCS Director, Dr Sangeeta Mangubhai named a Pew Marine Fellow for 2018

Late last week, Dr. Sangeeta Mangubhai was named as a Pew Marine Fellow for 2018, one of the most prestigious and competitive awards to win. The […]
November 23, 2017

A socioeconomic study of women in the inshore fisheries sector in Fiji

Author: Alyssa Thomas Two teams from Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Ministry of Fisheries (MoF) are currently conducting surveys of women fishers in villages in […]
August 3, 2017

Land owning unit Nadicake invests in the future of their children and gives an extraordinary forest gift to the nation

It was an extraordinary occasion for members of the landowning unit, Nadicake, within the village of Kilaka in Kubulau District in Bua, when they witnessed the […]
July 24, 2017

Assisting fisher women from Bua Province further their knowledge on mud crab post-harvesting techniques

By Luke Uluiburotu (WCS Volunteer) I am from Namalata village, Kubulau in Bua Province, Vanua Levu, Fiji’s second largest island and very well accustomed to seeing […]
September 27, 2016

Macuata Province trials a method to improve fisheries management in their fishing grounds

By: Kelera Serelini Traditional leaders need to be passionate about conservation and address issues concerning the protection of their natural resources said Macuata high chief, Ratu […]
March 23, 2016

Fading Fast

Ten days of surveying Fiji’s coral reefs post cyclone Winston has sent this message loud and clear: Mothers, fathers, teachers, divers: Take your children to see […]
March 16, 2016

Diving Nigali Passage in Gau

BY: Sangeeta Mangubhai We woke up to the tall green mountains on the island of Gau in the southern Lomaiviti group and anchored ourselves in the […]
March 16, 2016

A first look at coral reefs in the Vatu-i-Ra Seascape

BY: Sangeeta Mangubhai Our first dives were in and around the Vatu-i-Ra Conservation Park, which has been proposed as a conservation area by local communities from […]
March 11, 2016

Assessing coral reefs for cyclone damage and coral bleaching

BY: Sangeeta Mangubhai On Saturday, 20 February 2016, Fiji with a population of 900,000 was hit by Category 5 Cyclone Winston. It was one of the […]
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