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In 2005, the government of Fiji committed to protecting at least 30% of Fiji’s marine areas using ‘comprehensive, ecologically representative networks of MPAs [marine protected areas], which are effectively managed and financed’. 3 In order to...
The Yavusa Navakavu yester­day marked its 21st anniver­sary of the Navakavu Ma­rine Protected Area (MPA). Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Villagers of the Tikina Korolevu-i-wai are lamenting the loss of their reef off the coast of the Sigatoka river mouth which was destroyed by a 120m long metal pipe in April.Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Sea cucumbers play an important role in the recycling and remineralization of organic matter (OM) in reef sands through feeding, excretion, and bioturbation processes. Growing demand from Asian markets has driven the overexploitation of these...
Mary Bainimarama, the wife of Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe, has used the Fukushima tsunami of 2011 to call for global action and policy on ocean conservation.Click on the link below to read the full article. 
 ...the carcass of a sea creature, declared a dugong by a marine biologist, was spotted washed ashore yesterday at Kiuva Beach, Tailevu, by two villagers of Nasemila. Such rare findings could present an opportunity for the authorities to study and...
Vatu-i-Ra Conservation Park has been dubbed as Fiji"s biggest conservation park covering an area of 110 square kilo­metres. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The Blue Charter maps out efforts to protect oceans and marine environments throughout the Commonwealth, from threats such as climate change, pollution and over fishing.Click on the link below to read the full article.
The Wildife Conservation Society (WCS) has just finished a report on the "Contribution of Marine Conservation Agreements to Biodiversity Protection, Fisheries Management and Sustainable Financing in Fiji."The report documents the degree and scale to...
The establishment of moratoriums, total bans, seasonal closures and size limits are some of the proactive approaches taken by the Fisheries Ministry to ensure sustainability of marine resources.Click on the link below to read the full article.