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Land owning unit secures lease agreement for the protection of its forest
By Kelera Serelini-Varawa All the hard work and determination of mataqali Nadicake, landowning unit within the village of Kilaka in Kubulau ...

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Encouraging mud crab fishers in Bua to sell quality crabs
By Kelera Serelini-Varawa For most women mud crab fishers within the districts of Kubulau, Bua, Navakasiga and Lekutu in Bua Province, mud crab collec...

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Villagers take action to sustainably harvest sea cucumbers to meet their livelihoods
By Kelera Serelini-Varawa For most islands and coastal villages in Fiji, sea cucumbers or sasalu is considered a treasured resource tha...

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Joint effort critical

GOVERNMENT'S commitment to expand marine managed areas, which was made known at the United Nations World Ocean Conference (UNWOC) in New York, is not ...

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

Fiji to Gazette Marine Managed Areas

Fiji will gazette two large Marine Managed Areas (MMAs) within Fiji’s Vatu-i-Ra Seascape as part of their voluntary commitment towards the Unite...

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Decline in export for the past 15 years

Decline in export for the past 15 years
SINCE the peak of sea cucumber trade in 1988 and 1997 there has been a 73 per cent decrease in export for the past 15 years. Wildlife Conservation Soc...

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Mud crab fishing halted post-Winston: FLMMA
ONE of the major reasons why women withheld their participation in Mud Crab fishing was because of the impact Tropical Cyclone Winston had on their en...

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THE population of more than 20 important marine species in Fiji have dwindled in recent times owing to exploitation. Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroi...

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Study Finds Fiji’s Fishing Communities Struggling In Wake of Cyclone Winston
Survey highlights food security concerns stemming from loss of fishing infrastructure Recommendations include replacement of low-impact fishing gear a...

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After Winston: Assessing Coral Reefs for Cyclone Damage and Coral Bleaching
This is the first in a series of blogs by WCS-Fiji Director Sangeeta Mangubhai assessing the damage to coral reefs caused by Cyclone Winston, a Catego...

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WCS-Fiji assists displaced communities following Cyclone Winston
A team from the Wildlife Conservation Society Fiji country program has taken food, water, clothes and other essential items to assist the Ra Provincia...

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Kilaka Forest Conservation Area

Kilaka Forest Conservation Area
WCS has worked with the communities of Kubulau District, Bua Province, for over 10 years and has developed a strong working relationship with the Nadi...

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A traditional fisherman, Rusiate Valenitabua instinctively knows the spawning seasons of different marine animals, fishing techniques unique to his vi...

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Mud crabs – what are they really worth?

Mud crabs – what are they really worth?
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Department of Fisheries staff are partnering up a second time this year to look at seafood supply chains in Fi...

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Mud crabs – what are they really worth?

Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Department of Fisheries staff are partnering up a second time this year to look at seafood supply chains in Fi...

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A traditional fisherman, Rusiate Valenitabua instinctively knows the spawning seasons of different marine animals, fishing techniques unique to his vi...

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Kilaka Forest Conservation Area

WCS has worked with the communities of Kubulau District, Bua Province, for over 10 years and has developed a strong working relationship with the Nadi...

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