Fishing spree for Navakavu

 

Fish harvested from the Navakavu tabu are likely to have been sold at Suva fish market, pictured above. Photo (c) Stacy Jupiter

Staff from the Wildlife Conservation Society Fiji Program and the Institute of Applied Sciences at USP spent last week braving the wind and rains to survey the impacts of the community harvest of the Navakavu tabu area. Read more about the event from this article in the Fiji Times:

http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=198252

 

 

 

 

Science, traditional knowledge and community approaches

 

An interesting article on how science is complimenting traditional community approaches in Fiji.

http://www.scidev.net/en/agriculture-and-environment/features/old-and-new-knowledge-combine-to-protect-fiji-s-fish.html

The simplicity of methods and data are key, as well as their effective integration into local planning and management processes.

 

World Ocean’s Day Article

World Ocean’s Day Article

We need to highlight about the ocean because it is our source of food and provides opportunities to earn an income says SeaWeb Asia Pacific Program Associate Alumeci Nakeke.

All of us in the pacific have close association with the ocean as it has provided our food, money and allowed leisure activities as most of us grew near a beach or enjoyed picnics there.

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Discovering Solevu Reefs

Discovering Solevu Reefs

I had come to the chiefy village in Solevu District with Waisea from our team Nasavu Village, where we are staying in Nadi District, in order to present our sevusevu.

When visiting a village in Fiji, it is traditional protcol to ask permission of the local chiefs before undertaking any marine survey in their waters.

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