Come and help celebrate Fiji’s magnificent Sharks, Rays and Turtles, have fun and show you care about our world’s delicate coral reefs: join the hunt for the Great Fiji Shark! In 2012 Fiji is getting serious about Shark Protection! […]
By Chinnamma Reddy of Marine Ecology Consulting
From the 10th – 13th November, 2008, Dakuibeqa Primary School and Uluinakorovatu Primary School on Beqa Island, celebrated the International Year of the Reef (IYOR) by participating in a week long program on marine education and conservation.
Uluinakorovatu School rounded up the program by being part of Fiji’s special IYOR event; The Great Fiji Butterflyfish Count 2008.
2008 Great Fiji Butterflyfish Count Results presented at the Fiji Islands Conservation Science Forum 5th – 7th August 2009
The 2009 inaugural Fiji Islands Conservation Science Forum (FICSF) provided an excellent platform for the Butterflyfish Count organizing committee to present its findings to the greater scientific and conservation organizations in Fiji as well as to the general public. The presentation was made by Chinnamma Reddy on behalf of the committee. The talk focused on the preliminary [...]
The day consisted of several 30 minute snorkels along the Nasonisoni Passage. Each team consisted of two surveyors armed with an identification slate. The day was a good opportunity for the Greenforce volunteers and the Navatu volunteers to work together.
Butterflyfish article from "Explore Fiji" Tourism magazine Nov 08 - Jan 08.