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Fiji Conservation Science Forum
Date:9/13/2011

The 2nd Fiji Conservation Science Forum will address and confront the ongoing climate-biodiversity crisis and provide an opportunity for scientists, conservation practitioners, decision and policy makers in Fiji to discuss, current, and future projects that will safeguard Fiji's people and environment against the effects of climate change.

WHAT: Second Fiji Conservation Science Forum

WHERE: Studio 6 Conference Centre
1-3 Walu Street
Suva, Fiji
Phone: +679 3307 477

WHEN: September 14-16, 2011

Presentations to include:

  • Human and climate impacts on decline of Fiji's freshwater fishes (Kino Koto, Wildlife Conservation Society, Sep 14, 2011, 11:30 a.m.)
  • Prioritizing land and sea conservation investments to protect coral reefs (Dr. Stacy Jupiter, Wildlife Conservation Society, Sep 15, 2011, 11:15 a.m.)
  • Building social-ecological resilience as a strategy to protect biodiversity and adapt to climate change (Dr. Stacy Jupiter, Wildlife Conservation Society, Sep 15, 2011, 3:15 p.m.)
  • Using local knowledge of traditional management practices from Kubulau District (Fiji) to inform current actions to maintain sustainable livelihood practices through future uncertain climate change (Margaret Fox, Wildlife Conservation Society, Sep 16, 2011, 11:45 a.m.)
  • Adaptive marine protected area management to improve reef resilience (Dr. Rebecca Weeks, Wildlife Conservation Society, Sep 16, 2011, 2:15 p.m.)

CONTACT: John Delaney (US: 1-718-220-3275; jdelaney@wcs.org)
Janette Kaipio (Fiji: 679 861 9329; jkaipio@wcs.org)


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Contact: John Delaney
jdelaney@wcs.org
718-220-3275
Wildlife Conservation Society
Source:Eurekalert

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