Local Management

December 14, 2017

Village consultations of the Koro Island Ecosystem-Based Management Plan

Author: Epeli Loganimoce Prior to Category 5 Cyclone Winston, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) had been working with the communities of Koro and the Lomaiviti Provincial […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
August 4, 2015

Northern fish wardens meet

Words by Yashika Nand The month of August brings us closer to an event the Wildlife Conservation Society, Department of Fisheries and Fiji Environmental Law Association […]
April 7, 2015

Returning to Kia Island

Spend more than a few minutes on Kia Island and it is obvious that the residents enjoy their fishing. But fishing isn’t just for pleasure, it […]
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 […]
January 29, 2015

Measuring Fish on the Big Island

Words by Mosese Naleba “Catch Per Unit Effort” (CPUE) is a fisheries tool used to estimate how fish catch and effort changes over time, and therefore […]
January 29, 2015

Conference brings young conservation minds together!

Words by Yashika Nand More than 100 young conservationists and scientists presented their research on areas of spatial planning and prioritization, habitat and species protection, culture […]
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