Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey, Taronga Conservation Society Australia, The National Trust of Fiji and NatureFiji-MareqetiViti have discovered a new species of banded iguana…
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The purpose of the workshop is to build capacity and provide guidance on how to establish and sustain effective national clearing‑house mechanisms (CHM), in line…
Grouper moon fish. Photo by Jim Hellem
The selling, exporting and consumption of beche-de-mer, undersized fish, kawakawa and donu (grouper) will stop from next year between June and September.
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Out of the 167 freshwater Key Biodiversity Areas identified, mapped and validated throughout the Mediterranean region, 75 percent were found outside the boundaries of any…

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27 - 30 May 2019
Assessing needs and opportunities for a regional ambition The overall aim of the workshop is to support Parties in developing and implementing national plans on the restoration of forests and other ecosystems…
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Minister for Agriculture, Dr. Mahendra Reddy says Fiji’s rich biodiversity and the ecosystems supporting it are now at risk. Dr. Reddy says according to recent research, 25% of bird species, 12% of mammals, 67%…
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August 2019: In June 2019, the people of Navakavu (Fiji) met to celebrate the first year of implementation of the Navakavu Revitalisation Strategy 2018-2022 (NRS), a local development strategy aligned to the…
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26 August 2019
On this International Bat Night, Rainforest Trust would like to celebrate our work with National Trust of Fiji and Bat Conservation International. In July 2018, we created the first ever bat sanctuary in Fiji…
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The rapid decline in biodiversity has linkages to the lack of action in safeguarding the survival and well-being of our biodiversity. This was the message shared by Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime…