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Fiji’s leading company for Coastal and Marine Ecology Assessments
Fiji’s leading company for Coastal and Marine Ecology Assessments

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d.light A1 Solar Lanterns for Cyclone Preparedness
As part of the Fund Raising for TC Winston earlier this year, a portion of the funds were used for the long term cyclone preparedness for this up coming year in the form of  d.light A1 Solar Lanterns  for everyone. These were the final payments used from th...
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Video from Waitabu Snorkel Trip – May 2016
Helen Sykes, one of our long time supporters and friends, came to visit and go on a snorkel trip and here is some video from that visit. This time she brought along her sister and brother-in-law, Christine and Larry all the way from Colorado Springs in Colo...
Video from Waitabu Snorkel Trip – May 2016
Video from Waitabu Snorkel Trip – May 2016
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The fin fanning of damselfish helps boost the rate of photosynthesis of the algae that live inside corals. We already knew that the damselfish (Dascyllus marginatus) lives in symbiosis with the coral Stylophora pistillata. The fish use coral branches as shelters and nests, and in return they remove sediment from the coral surface and excrete nutrients. But it turns out there is more to the relationship.
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Status and potential of locally-managed marine areas in the South Pacific: meeting nature conservation and sustainable livelihood targets through wide-spread implementation of LMMAs

Helen Sykes, principal of Marine Ecology Consulting, was a contributor to this excellent report by Hugh Govan for The Initiative for the Protection and Management of Coral Reefs in the Pacific (CRISP).
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Latest report with contribution form H.Sykes
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Great new book from our friend Bob Gillett. For the past year Bob has been working on a publication on the benefits from fisheries in the Pacific Islands region. Yesterday the 630-page book was officially launched at a meeting in Port Vila.


Fisheries in the economies of Pacific Island countries and territories
Fisheries in the economies
of Pacific Island countries and territories
Bob visited 18 Pacific Island countries and territories and worked with local consultants in various locations to compile research for the 2016 report, being published by SPC’s Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems Division.
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Our partner project in Taveuni
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