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 […]
February 5, 2013

Teambuilding fun in the forest

On Friday the WCS Fiji staff headed off on an adventurous retreat to Colo-i-Suva Forest Park.  Various commitments conspired against a Christmas party this year, so […]
January 30, 2013

Consulting with clans and consuming kava

We’ve been out in the field again, this time consulting with land owning clans (mataqali) about setting up Community Forest Parks and River Buffer Zones to safeguard the […]
August 26, 2012

Plunging into Fiji’s rivers

Stretching between Mt Navotuvotu in the west, past Mt Kasi and towards Mt Sorolevu are large tracts of native forest. Beneath these canopies run crystal clear […]
July 26, 2012

Fiji communities cross boundaries for conservation in Cakaudrove

When the villagers of Nakawaga and Nukubolu heard about Ecosystem-Based Management developing in the neighbouring district (tikina) of Wailevu, they approached WCS Fiji to find out […]
July 4, 2012

Fact-finding mission in Vanua Levu

This week I’m back in the office after a fascinating trip to Vanua Levu. My mission was to gather maps of areas under logging concession, as […]
July 2, 2012

Ecosystem-Based Management is taking shape in Nadi and Solevu

Two more districts in Vanua Levu are establishing Ecosystem-Based Management Plans to safeguard their natural resources. The districts of Nadi and Solevu, situated in the province […]
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 […]
June 2, 2012

Marine protected areas blessed in Wainunu district

The villagers of Wainunu District (Bua Province, Fiji) gathered yesterday at Daria village to watch a special ceremony – the blessing of their new protected area […]
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