Packard Foundation

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 […]
June 23, 2014

Koro Expedition 2014

It was the fourth pass in a tiny plane over the remote island of Koro that I lost my sense of awe at the lush green volcanic slopes […]
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 […]
November 14, 2013

Keeping busy bees in Kavula

A joint blog post by Sirkka Killmann & Naomi Folaukitoga of WCS As part of our Alternative Livelihoods Project in the province of Bua, Vanua Levu, […]
October 4, 2013

Are tabu areas really taboo?

Special to WCS by science writer, Amy West Kusima. That’s the Fijian word for an overwhelming desire to eat fish. The last high chief of the district […]
July 18, 2013

Supporting businesswomen as drivers of change

WCS is supporting business women in the province of Bua and the district of Wailevu in Cakaudrove Province. Our recent workshop, held in Naruwai village in […]
May 20, 2013

Yavirau! Koro style

Although as the petrel flies, Koro Island is not geographically far from the capital, it is not easy to get there. Didi and Wise on our […]
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