A study into gender-inclusion approaches on Fiji, Vanuatu and Solomon Islands finds most focus on women while overlooking the role of men and gender relations. Respondents report confusion over what gender means, lack of capacity, and cultural and traditional barriers.
For his persistence and commitment to action against climate change for Pacific Island Nations, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has announced Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama of Fiji as a 2020 Champion of the Earth for Policy Leadership.
Secluded from human interaction, the pristine Duff Reef or Cakau Galu in Mavana, Vanuabalavu in Lau has become a turtle sanctuary in Fiji. With its stunning natural aspects, the reef has now become a marine reserve – a protected home for turtles.
A new initiative designed to lessen humanity’s negative impacts on the world’s oceans has been signed by 14 countries.
Joe Biden’s presidential ascension had not even been settled when Fiji’s forthright prime minister was already urging greater US action on climate change from the incoming American leader. “Congratulations Joe Biden,” Frank Bainimarama tweeted on Saturday afternoon.
MSIG Asia today announces a three-year partnership with Conservation International Asia-Pacific (CIAP) to champion biodiversity conservation and drive forward the business’ sustainability efforts in the region. This partnership will contribute to biodiversity conservation efforts in six core mark
Magistrate Seini Puamau has deferred her ruling on evidentiary hearing in the matter involving Freesoul Real Estate Development (Fiji) PTE Ltd...Freesoul is charged with two separate counts of undertaking unauthorised developments and one count of failure to comply with a prohibition notice under
IUCN Oceania, through the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) programme has awarded the National Trust of Fiji (NTF) a grant worth sixty-eight thousand euros or FJD 171,000 to support on ground action in Fiji’s protected areas...The sites that will benefit from this work are Wai
Catastrophic overfishing of small-scale coastal fisheries through the Pacific poses a major threat to regional food security and biodiversity. Globally, approaches to fisheries assessment and management that were developed for industrial fisheries, are failing small-scale data-poor fisheries. The Pacific Community has called for a complete rethink of fisheries methodologies for the region; a “new song” of change for small-scale coastal fisheries. This article describes the application in Fiji of a new approach to facilitating coastal fisheries management reform.