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 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 […]
August 26, 2015

Supporting women fishers in Fiji through innovative partnerships

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer Mud crabs (Scylla serrata) are commonly found in every municipal market in Fiji, with large adults fetching upwards of FJ$100/crab. […]
March 3, 2015

Lamenting the disappearance of the ‘erky-perkies’

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer My childhood memories of growing up in Fiji are filled with images of the islands, and playing on beaches and […]
February 20, 2015

Value Chain Analysis – what is it, and why is it important?

By Sangeeta Mangubhai Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Department of Fisheries staff members are partnering up to undertake a value chain analysis of the sea cucumber […]
February 5, 2015

Searching for the elusive dragonfish in Fiji’s Vatu-i-Ra Seascape

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer Words by Margaret Fox The sea cucumber has received much hype recently within the Pacific region despite its docile existence. […]
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