Can alternative income programs save Fiji’s reef fish?
Jan12

Can alternative income programs save Fiji’s reef fish?

Special Reporting Initiative Fellow Amy West reports on the future livelihood of Fijian fishers and the reefs they depend on.  Read the full story...

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Marrying religion and conservation could make Fiji’s fisheries sustainable
Nov25

Marrying religion and conservation could make Fiji’s fisheries sustainable

Reeling in religious messages: how faith impacts fisheries in Fiji. Read the full feature by Fijian Fisheries Special Reporting Initiatives Fellow Amy West.

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Will Fiji implement a much-needed update to its fisheries laws before the September election?
Jul16

Will Fiji implement a much-needed update to its fisheries laws before the September election?

Read SRI Fellow Amy West’s piece: Fishing for coherent regulations along Fiji’s coral reefs

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Deepening Pressure on Fiji’s Sea Cucumbers
Jun23

Deepening Pressure on Fiji’s Sea Cucumbers

Special Reporting Initiative Fellow Amy West reports on the dangerous world of sea cucumber hunting in Fiji.  Read the whole story here....

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A Thing of Beauty: Former Miss South Pacific Works to Protect Seas
May15

A Thing of Beauty: Former Miss South Pacific Works to Protect Seas

SRI Fellow Amy West sits down with Alisi Rabukawaqa, former Miss South Pacific and current conservationist in Fiji. West interviewed Ms. Rabukawaqa under her Special Reporting Initiative Assignment on fisheries management in Fiji. Read the full interview...

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Reporter’s Journal: Finding Fiji Time
Apr29

Reporter’s Journal: Finding Fiji Time

Amy West is Mongabay.org’s Special Reporting Assignment Fellow reporting on the state of Fiji’s coral reef fisheries. Watch her short video and read about the ceremonial presentation and consumption of the sacred kava route.

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