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 […]
February 27, 2016

Why does fish size matter?

Bua Lomanikoro, Nasau, Dalomo and Tiliva villages in Bua will work closely with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to assess the size at which coral reef […]
December 22, 2015

WCS-Fiji: Busy but Fulfilling Year

2015 has been a busy but fulfilling year for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Fiji Country Program, as we launched a number of fisheries initiatives including […]
December 21, 2015

Mud crabs – what are they really worth?

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Department of Fisheries staff are partnering up a second time this year to look at seafood supply chains in […]
December 15, 2015

Marine Spatial Planning to Protect Biodiversity and $71M Fisheries and Tourism in the Vatu-i-Ra Seascape

The Wildlife Conservation Society in collaboration with the Ministry of Fisheries and Forests hosted the second workshop on “Marine Spatial Planning for the Vatu-I-Ra Seascape” at […]
December 15, 2015

Kilaka Forest Conservation Area

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has worked with the communities of Kubulau District, Bua Province, for over 10 years and has developed a strong working relationship […]
December 1, 2015

First Fijian to accept royal conservation medal

In village halls or underneath breadfruit trees in season, a soft spoken i-Taukei man called Alifereti Tawake has travelled Fiji’s fourteen provinces speaking with resource owners […]
November 30, 2015

CPUE Think Tank – Monitoring Fish Catch in Fiji

Researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Fiji and Papua New Guinea programs, University of the South Pacific’s Institute of Applied Science, Department of Fisheries and Conservation […]
November 15, 2015

Spawning surveyors set to research fish maturity in Fiji

Over the course of three days, 35 Fijian fisheries scientists and managers successfully completed an intensive training program to assess the size of maturity in key coral […]
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