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Yadua Turtle Monitoring and Irris

Yadua Turtle Monitoring and Irris

20 April 2013 Patricia Mallam WWF South Pacific Communications Manager brought her lovely 9 year old daughter Irris to rendezvous with us on Yadua Island – we, coming from Macuata Province and they, coming from Suva. They were joined by Pita Qarau, Turtle Monitor from Yadua Village in Suva and they all took the ferry from Viti Levu to […]

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Yadua Island and Cyclone Evan

Yadua Island and Cyclone Evan

19 – 22 April 2013 The 17th of December 2012 will forever be etched in the minds and hearts of Fijians and the memory is unfortunately not a good one. With a maximum wind speed of 270km/hour, Cyclone Evan devastated many villages from northeast Vanua Levu all the way to northwest Viti Levu with more […]

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WWF & University of South Pacific at work in the Great Sea Reef

WWF and University of South Pacific at work in the Great Sea Reef

April 2013 Our visits to the Fijian villages and the one resort in Macuata Province were made the richer when we were able to document the fieldwork of WWF South Pacific Marine Species Coordinator Laitia Tamata, WWF Labasa staff Koli Musudroka and University of South Pacific Laisiasa Cavakiqali. They were visiting 5 sites in the target reef systems […]

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Kia - The Remote Island Paradise of the GSR

Kia – The Remote Island Paradise of the Great Sea Reef

10 – 14 April 2013 Kia Island  -16.226542,179.093231 It was a long 4 hour boat ride from Nukusa Village to Labasa Town where we stayed overnight before heading to Kia Island. We armed ourselves for the next stretch of island village living, quickly shopping for a million little things like Milo, laundry detergent, more mosquito repellent, […]

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Kavewa Island - Mangrove Reforestation and the Reefs

Kavewa Island – Mangrove Reforestation and the Reefs

4 – 6 April 2013 A charming activity took the children of Kavewa by storm one overcast Saturday morning. All the school children from Kavewa Village had just come back home for the weekend from their boarding school in Drua Drua (another nearby island) when they were assigned to go pick as much propagules in […]

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Village Life in Kavewa Island

Village Life in Kavewa Island

4 – 6 April 2013 Kavewa Island -16.185992,179.575626 We departed Mali Island soon after our last amazing crab lunch to make it to Kavewa Island with the incoming tide, so we could dock right in front of the village beach. When we reached Kavewa by mid afternoon, a welcome meke started as we reached the beach […]

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Aquaculture Farming and Post Tsunami in Gizo, Solomon Islands

6 – 7 July 2010 S8 05.899 E156 51.680 – WorldFish Center, Nusa Tupe & Gizo Airport S8 07.515 E157 06.123 – Onma Lodge, Kolombangara The April 2007 earthquake and tsunami wrecked havoc to the lives of many in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands. Foreign aid and rebuilding was slow and difficult, but […]

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Walindi Plantation Resort, Kimbe Bay, PNG

13 – 25 May 2010 S5 26.191 E150 05.263 – Walindi Plantation Resort Australians Max and his wife Cecilie were agriculturists when they bought an oil palm plantation in West New Britain, PNG in 1969.  The Benjamins’ plantation is an 800 acre property along the western shore of Kimbe Bay. Running through the property is a […]

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