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‘Natewa has some of the most impressive forests and coral reefs’

Natewa in Vanualevu has some of the most impressive forests and coral reefs anywhere in Fiji, according to a team of international conservationists who are currently in Fiji. Professor Martin Speight of Oxford University, Dr. Dan Exton of Operation Wallacea, United Kingdom, and Dr. Graham Wragg of the Nambu Conservation Trust, are here to boost […]

Nacanieli Tuilevuka

March 31, 2016 9:18 am

Natewa in Vanualevu has some of the most impressive forests and coral reefs anywhere in Fiji, according to a team of international conservationists who are currently in Fiji.

Professor Martin Speight of Oxford University, Dr. Dan Exton of Operation Wallacea, United Kingdom, and Dr. Graham Wragg of the Nambu Conservation Trust, are here to boost collaboration between scientists from the University of the South Pacific, University of Oxford, Operation Wallacea and the Nambu Conservation Trust of Natewa, Cakaudrove, Vanua Levu.

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Ratu Inoke Kubuabola with a group of leading international conservationists at his office in Suva. (DEPFTO)
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Ratu Inoke Kubuabola with a group of leading international conservationists at his office in Suva. (DEPFTO)

Operation Wallacea is an organisation funded by tuition fees that run a series of biological and conservation management research programmes operating in remote locations across the world.

The conservationists also aim to help the establishment of sustainable research, eco-tourism and environmental monitoring to conserve Natewa’s astounding biodiversity on land and in the ocean.

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