August 23, 2012

Surveying the sea cucumbers of Kubulau

Recently I was part of a team of researchers that went to Kubulau to receive sea cucumber survey training, conducted by Mr Kalo of the Secretariat […]
June 21, 2012

Climate change adaptation, Fiji-style

Here are the 3 parts of Fiji One’s ‘Close Up’ show, including an interview with WCS Fiji Director Dr Stacy Jupiter. The footage was shot earlier […]
May 15, 2012

New Fish Wardens for 2012

In order to maintain sustainable resources for future generations in the Provinces of Cakaudrove and Bua in Vanua Levu, the communities of Wailevu, Wainunu, Nadi and […]
May 14, 2012

Wailevu communities moving forward together

Communities in Wailevu came together in April to finalise plans promoting sustainable use and conservation of their natural resources. Wailevu is siituated in the province of […]
April 13, 2012

Go West! Community-based management spreads in the Vatu-i-Ra Seascape

The WCS field team left behind the familiar villages of Kubulau to travel westward to seven villages in Nadi and Solevu Districts, Bua Province, Vanua Levu. […]
April 11, 2012

Fishing spree for Navakavu

  Staff from the Wildlife Conservation Society Fiji Program and the Institute of Applied Sciences at USP spent last week braving the wind and rains to […]
April 2, 2012

Fiji Fish Fundraiser Breaks the Bank

In September 2008, residents of Kia Island opened their community-managed marine protected area for a fundraiser. WCS was there to survey the impacts during the harvest […]
March 19, 2012

Boosting reef resilience

  Reef managers in Fiji have expanded their understanding of the science behind coral reef resilience, and the benefits a resilient reef can bring, helping with […]
February 22, 2012

Science, traditional knowledge and community approaches

  An interesting article on how science is complimenting traditional community approaches in Fiji. http://www.scidev.net/en/agriculture-and-environment/features/old-and-new-knowledge-combine-to-protect-fiji-s-fish.html The simplicity of methods and data are key, as well as […]
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