Tue, 16/04/2013 - 10:28
NatureFiji-MareqetiViti has now merged with the Birdlife Fiji Progamme and has welcomed two new members of staff. Together the new team are managing a combined program of work in Fiji on community, conservation, ecosystem services and environmental education...
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Pacific
Thu, 28/02/2013 - 23:05
Fiji's Sisi Initiative Site Support Group was recently celebrated with an award ceremony in the Natewa Tunuloa IBA for winning their Equator Prize 2012. During the ceremony Sisi announced how their community protected forest is benefiting their fisheries, and how they are also starting an ambitious new project in their IBA...
Wed, 31/10/2012 - 20:54
New information for Pacific Island freshwater fishes, land snails and reptiles is part of the latest update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ has been released. These data indicate that 32% of these species are threatened with extinction.
Tue, 02/10/2012 - 01:30
In March this year, I was delighted to be awarded the Josephine Daneman Herz International Seabird Fellowship 2012. The fellowship allowed me to be part of a group of young biologists conducting seabird conservation studies whilst living on remote American islands off the Atlantic coast....
Fri, 28/09/2012 - 06:00
At a special launch event in Fiji today the European Union formally announced its backing for regional efforts to address the threats posed by invasive species for peoples' livelihoods across the Pacific...
Wed, 09/05/2012 - 02:47
Sia Rasalato from the Birdlife International Fiji Programme is the 2012 ‘Josephine Daneman Herz International Seabird Fellowship Fund’ recipient. As a result, Sia will soon visit a number of American islands over the course of the summer and participate in various restoration programs - some just starting and others that are 30-year success stories...
Wed, 09/05/2012 - 01:41
TIS (BirdLife in the Cook Islands) is planning a project with BirdLife International and the Cook Island's National Environment Service to eradicate rats from Suwarrow National Park to protect Suwarrow’s globally important seabird populations...
Wed, 28/03/2012 - 00:41
A local group working to conserve the Natewa Tunuloa Important Bird Area in Fiji has won the prestigious Equator Prize for 2012. “The Sisi Initiative stood out among more than 800 entries as a remarkable demonstration of local development solutions for people, nature, and resilient communities”, said Eileen de Ravin – manager of the Equator Initiative...
Sun, 19/02/2012 - 23:11
Two staff from the BirdLife Fiji Programme and the Pacific Secretariat gave up any amorous intentions of their own on Valentine’s Day to try a little avian matchmaking...
Sun, 12/02/2012 - 20:18
Former Birdlife Fiji Programme Conservation Officer Tuverea Tuamoto has joined NatureFiji-MareqetiViti as the EU Invasives Project Officer...
Sat, 11/02/2012 - 05:51
A bunch of 40 energetic kids from Nabukelevu, on the Fijian island of Kadavu recently completed a two day eco-camp organized by the BirdLife International Fiji Programme. “These children are our future, and it’s what they believe now that can change our tomorrow”, said BirdLife's Miliana Ravuso.