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State of Fiji's birds report launched

Fri, 31/05/2013 - 07:00

Fiji’s first ever State of Birds report ‘Fiji: State of Birds 2013’ has been launched by NatureFiji-MareqetiViti with the assistance of BirdLife International, the Department of the Environmen...

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NatureFiji-MareqetiViti welcome BirdLife Fiji staff

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 ...

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Empowering Local Communities in Fiji

Thu, 28/02/2013 - 23:05

Fiji's Sisi Initiative Site Support Group was recently celebrated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with an award ceremony in the Natewa Tunuloa Important Bird Area for winning their Equator Prize 2012. Du...

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A Guitar reveals the call of the Fiji Petrel

Thu, 17/01/2013 - 01:38

The 20th confirmed grounding of a Critically Endangered Fiji Petrel occurred on the 13th of November 2012 when a bird was grounded by a fluorescent light in the school compound at Nukuloa primary school, ...

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Merger completes in Fiji

Tue, 27/11/2012 - 03:59

BirdLife Pacific  has officially transfered its Fiji program to NatureFiji-MareqetiViti - Fiji's leading local conservation organisation. The merger sees NatureFiji-MareqetiViti assume responsibility for projects and staff until now...

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Petrels fuel Fijian exchange programme

Fri, 02/11/2012 - 02:58

Community members from two BirdLife Fiji Programme Site Support Groups (SSG) recently visited a NatureFiji-MareqetiViti project on Gau Island to learn about petrel conservation techniques. Earlier in September represe...

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Species from the Pacific added to IUCN Red List

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 tha...

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From Fiji to US Project Puffin – Blog by Sialesi Rasalato

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 bio...

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European Union Improving Pacific Livelihoods by Tackling Invasive Species

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 invas...

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National Park Project builds local support in Fiji

Thu, 30/08/2012 - 02:53

The Taveuni National Park Project has been running for six months and NatureFiji-MareqetiViti have completed the first round of consultations with all the landowners and other stakeholders. The ...

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Fiji Petrel Detector Dogs Make a Major Discovery

Thu, 26/07/2012 - 03:08

It looked like 'just another forested hillside' but Bob and Tar - the Fiji Petrel detector Dogs proved otherwise - they found the first significant colony of Vulnerable Collared Petrels to date. It...

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Fiji’s first Framework for IBA Monitoring

Wed, 25/07/2012 - 05:02

The BirdLife Pacific Secretariat has just published a user friendly guide to monitoring Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Fiji. A Guide to Monitoring Important Bird Areas in Fiji provides detailed guidance on...

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International Seabird Fellowship for Fiji staff

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 02:47

Sialasi (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...

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Rat eradication planned in the Cooks

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 importa...

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Fijian local conservation group receives global award

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 ...

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Avian matchmaking on Valentine's Day

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. Together with volunteers from the Vatu-i-r...

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NatureFiji-MareqetiViti welcomes Tuverea Tuamoto

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 20:18

Former Birdlife Fiji Programme Conservation Officer Tuverea Tuamoto has joined NatureFiji-MareqetiViti (NFMV) as the EU Invasives Project Officer. "The NFMV crew welcomes into their fold their ne...

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Kids eco-camp builds a brighter future for Fijian IBA

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 with kind support...

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