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  Moata’a village is in the history books as one of the signatories of the Oceans Declaration inked yesterday by local stakeholders. The declaration commits the signatories to value the role of the oceans and eco-systems.   ...
The first ever Pacific Marine Climate Change Report Card has been launched today as part of World Oceans Day, at events in Fiji and Samoa. The Report Card is a product of a year-long project to analyse and coordinate the work of 60 Pacific climate...
Conservation starts at home and includes conserving energy and water as well as reducing the use of plastic bags and plastic utensils.Marine resources should also be protected.Click on the link below to read the full article.
Man-made sea walls are not the best form of coastal protection and local conservation organisations have asked that people use mangroves to protect their shoreline.Click on the link below to read the full story.
The global theme for Earth Hour is Biodiversity...WWF-Pacific is focusing on Mangroves for Earth Hour 2018. Mangroves are culturally and economically important to coastal communities in Fiji.Click on the link below to read the full story. 
A total of six villages were involved in this programme, namely Navuniivi, Nabukadra, Nasau, Nayavuira, Naocobau and Namarai villages.The activities included mangrove and coastal trees planting as well as mapping existing on-ground work, as part of...
A new study calculates that, worldwide, mangroves were storing 4.19 billion metric tons of carbon in 2012, representing a 2 percent loss since 2000. It estimates that number had dropped further to 4.16 billion metric tons by 2017.Click on the link...
Regional environmental protection agencies yesterday questioned Fiji's commitment to oceans and coral health by highlighting the continued removal and destruction of mangroves in the country.Click on the link below to read the full story.
...on the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, conservation organisations and mangrove specialists worldwide highlight the multifunctional multiple benefits of the practice of "natural regeneration" of mangroves. Click...
Last week I had the privilege to be a Fiji Council of Churches representative at the Climate Action Pacific Partnership (CAPP) meeting in Suva.The meeting was part of the preparation for Fiji's presidency of the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference,...