Local Management

December 10, 2014

Q&A session with Mosese Naleba

Name: Mosese Naleba Origin: Ra Province Favourite Color: Blue Field of Study: Currently completing a Diploma in Environmental Studies at the Fiji National University How did […]
December 9, 2014

Striking a balance as development ramps up

Words & Images by Ged Acton The forests, wetlands, mangroves, seagrass meadows, reefs and estuaries of Fiji support an incredible diversity of life: over 1,000 fish […]
October 24, 2014

Maximising Benefits of ‘Tabu’ Areas for Local Communities

Finally after much planning and a minor setback (ferry stopped for two days!), we are off to the island of Ovalau in the province of Lomaiviti. […]
September 12, 2014

What does the future hold for Pacific Island biodiversity?

I have spent a lot of time this year thinking about the fate of Pacific Island biodiversity.Thoughts of falling trees and fish gasping for breath actually […]
April 24, 2014

Kubulau District: Setting the conservation pace

Kubulau is remotely situated in on the south coast of Vanua Levu, Fiji’s second largest island. With a growing population, heavy reliance on subsistence farming and […]
April 24, 2014

Where science & tradition meet: Vuya marks two milestones

In February, members of Vuya Village officially blessed their marine protected areas and launched their natural resource management plan. This special event began with a traditional […]
April 23, 2014

Reviewing the Management Plan in Fiji’s largest District

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer It is almost a year since the Tui Wailevu (district high chief) stood with other chiefs, community members and government […]
December 19, 2013

Getting my fins certified

I couldn’t wait to finish of my exams and head down the West to encounter what I would express as some of those best moments in […]
December 17, 2013

Steering forward– FLMMA Annual Gathering 2013

During the annual gathering of the Fiji Locally Marine Managed Area Network (FLMMA) which was held at the Forestry Department Training Centre in Colo-i-Suva from 10th-13th […]
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