community-based management

December 15, 2015

Kilaka Forest Conservation Area

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has worked with the communities of Kubulau District, Bua Province, for over 10 years and has developed a strong working relationship […]
November 15, 2015

Safeguarding wildlife in Lomaiviti province

A traditional fisherman, Rusiate Valenitabua instinctively knows the spawning seasons of different marine animals, fishing techniques unique to his village as well as the role that […]
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 25, 2015

Understanding the role communities play in the sea cucumber fishery

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer By Sangeeta Mangubhai We are currently in Natokalau village, where we will be based for a week doing our value […]
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 […]
October 11, 2013

Village representatives enhance communication for conservation

Ecosystems are linked, so what happens in one place can have an impact elsewhere. For example, the health and resilience of coral reef ecosystems may be […]
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