This production captures the success story of one the longest community-based marine protected area in Fiji that Conservation International — Fiji has focused many studies on.
In 2007, Conservation International — Fiji established a Science to Action Program to support effective decision makings on resource management through the use of applied natural and social science.
Elia’s Story: The Story of the Marine Tabu of Waitabu in Bouma Taveuni
Conservation International — Fiji would like to acknowledge the support provided by John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in supporting Cl’s marine projects.
We also wish to acknowledge the contributions of:
- Fiji Locally Managed Marine Area (FLMMA) Network
- Resort Support
- And especially the communities of Waitabu Village in Bouma, Taveuni .
This material is a product of the Science to Action Program.
Elia’s story is supported through the study results of Conservation International’s marine projects in Waitabu from 2007 – 2012.
Copyright © 2013 Conservation International Foundation
Permission is granted to duplicate the material for non-commercial, non-profit educational purposes only, and provided acknowledgement is given. All other rights are reserved.
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Elia’s Story: The Story of the Marine Tabu of Waitabu – Story Book pdf