Wed, 11/01/2012 - 01:12
Sun hats, sunscreen and long sleeved shirts were a necessity in a biodiversity survey recently conducted by Mere Valu – Conservation Officer from the BirdLife Fiji Programme - alongside a team of scientists from the Pacific region in ...
Mon, 02/01/2012 - 21:13
The BirdLife Pacific Partnership has started a new four-year European Union funded regional Invasive Species programme which seeks to reduce the spread and the environmental and socio-economic impact of invas...
Fri, 16/12/2011 - 09:16
NatureFiji-MareqetiViti recently recovered and released a Fiji Petrel Pseudobulweria macgillivrayi, after it landed in a village on Gau Island, Fiji, where this enigmatic species is believed to breed.
The bird grounded was found by l...
Fri, 02/09/2011 - 00:01
NatureFiji-MareqetiViti (NFMV), and the BirdLife Pacific Secretariat, recently participated in a seabird survey amongst the islands of Moala, Totoya and Matuku. The results obtained, revealed that the waters b...
Invasive Alien Species - Pacific
Thu, 14/07/2011 - 03:50
Two communities in Fiji are now reaping the benefits of protecting their forests for the sake of birds and other biodiversity, and have vowed to promote the message of conservation to other commun...
Thu, 23/06/2011 - 09:38
The BirdLife International Pacific Partnership and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) have signed a revised Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will strengthen the t...
Fri, 20/05/2011 - 01:49
A short video showing the search for the Criticality Endangered Fiji Petrel by NatureFiji-MareqetiViti.
Known from just one specimen collected in 1855 on Gau Island, Fiji, the Fiji Petrel was lost for the next 130 years. Si...
Wed, 18/05/2011 - 04:07
“Lying in my tent at night, I could hear rat-traps snapping shut all around me”, said Elenoa Seniloli - Conservation Officer BirdLife Inte...
Mon, 25/04/2011 - 23:56
Three staff in the BirdLife Pacific Secretariat recently returned from a two week trip to Kadavu, Fiji in search of the Collared Petrel. Jez Bird (Pacific marine Important Bird Area Co-ordinator) here recounts some of the adventures he ...
Tue, 21/12/2010 - 08:39
Two years after the BirdLife International Fiji Programme implemented an operation to eradicate rats from the Ringgold Islands, all seven islands have been confirmed rodent-free. Early monitoring als...
Fri, 01/10/2010 - 10:58
NatureFiji-MareqetiViti field officer has been searching for burrows of the enigmatic Fiji petrel (pictured) and was pleasantly surprised to finally find a burrow occupied by a Collared Petrel chick. Collared Petrel is an Endangered speci...
Wed, 22/09/2010 - 14:22
Landowners in Vanua Levu (Fiji) who own large tracks of native forests have been encouraged to use their forests wisely.
Selected clans from (Cakaudrove, Bua and Macuata) are currently been...