Climate Change and Natural Disasters

September 4, 2017

Environmental NGOs re-engage with communities on Koro Island, post-cyclone Winston

The 2016 Category 5 Cyclone Winston left a wake of devastation in its path. Koro Island in the Lomaiviti Group was one of the worst hit […]
September 8, 2016

In Fiji, Integrating the Environment into Disaster Recovery for Resilient Solutions

On 20 February 2016, Fiji was hit by Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Winston  — one of the largest cyclones the nation has ever experienced. Over a 24-hour […]
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

How well did Fiji’s coral reefs survive Tropical Cyclone Winston?

BY: Sangeeta Mangubhai After 10 days at sea, travelling over 500km and completing 26 dives, I have solid data on the scale and intensity of damage […]
March 16, 2016

Coral bleaching in the Vatu-i-Ra Seascape – how bad is it?

BY: Sangeeta Mangubhai Before Cyclone Winston hit Fiji, we were following closely the El Niño cycle, the drought and reports of coral bleaching from dive operators. […]
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