April 18, 2018

Data needs for a sustainable mud crab fishery

Everyone knows that mud crab is a very tasty delicacy, especially when you have it as a spicy curry with rice or stir-fried in a semi-thick, […]
April 18, 2018

Fijian fisheries scientists recommend the review of Fiji’s size limits for coral reef fish

A group of young Fijian fisheries scientists from the Ministry of Fisheries (MoF), World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) started working […]
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 […]
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 […]
July 6, 2014

Dying for Fiji’s Sea Cucumbers

by Mongabay.org’s Special Reporting Initiative Fellow Amy West Redfish, Greenfish, Blackfish. Pinkfish, Curryfish, Lollyfish. They sound like Dr. Seuss characters and certainly look like they should […]
October 25, 2012

Notes from the field: periodic harvests

I thought I’d be tweeting and blogging away from the field – but alas, since Digicel installed a tower in Kubulau, Vodafone signal is but a […]
October 1, 2012

Sea cucumber harvest provides church roof

On the 24th September 2012 the communities of Natuvu village in Wailevu district started harvesting sea cucumbers (Holothuria scabra, or dairo in Fijian) from the shallow […]
September 11, 2012

Groupers spawning in Fiji’s paradise

The grouper monitoring program in Kadavu was started by Dr. Yvonne Sadovy and Rick Nemeth from the Society for the Conservation of Reef Fish Aggregations in […]
August 27, 2012

More eggs, more fish!

Dancers hit the streets of Fiji last week, as Suva’s Hibiscus Festival saw Fiji’s largest ever Flash Mob! The mass boogie to the Bee Gees – […]
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