Natural Resource 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 […]
November 9, 2017

Forest wardens graduate, class of 2017: Meet the Kilaka forest wardens

As the sun broke through the wet season clouds at the Forestry Training Centre in Colo-i-Suva, 29 fresh new forest wardens, proudly wearing their crisp new […]
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 […]
August 3, 2017

Land owning unit Nadicake invests in the future of their children and gives an extraordinary forest gift to the nation

It was an extraordinary occasion for members of the landowning unit, Nadicake, within the village of Kilaka in Kubulau District in Bua, when they witnessed the […]
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 […]
December 15, 2015

Marine Spatial Planning to Protect Biodiversity and $71M Fisheries and Tourism in the Vatu-i-Ra Seascape

The Wildlife Conservation Society in collaboration with the Ministry of Fisheries and Forests hosted the second workshop on “Marine Spatial Planning for the Vatu-I-Ra Seascape” at […]
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 […]
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 […]
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