Marine Conservation

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 […]
August 15, 2015

Green energy powers the Suva marathon

As the starter gun fired in the rain on a windy August morning, 800 runners set out along the capital city’s sea wall as part of […]
June 6, 2013

Totoya times two

 I’m having flashbacks. Two years ago on this very day, I was sitting on board a similar-sized yacht, anchored in the lagoon of Totoya Island in […]
July 24, 2012

Fiji was a global attraction at the International Coral Reef Symposium

Fiji delegates shared conservation success stories and ongoing efforts at the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS) in Cairns, Australia (9-13 July 2012). Fiji was represented […]
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 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 […]
May 18, 2012

Give coral reefs a chance

It was a pleasure conducting the reef resilience “Training of Trainers” workshop in Suva in February. As a part of the outcomes of the training, 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. […]
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