News tagged with fiji

7.1-magnitude quake hits off Fiji

A major earthquake was recorded in the south Pacific early Sunday, about 140 kilometres (88 miles) northeast of Fiji's Ndoi Island, the US Geological Survey said.

Nov 01, 2014
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Tropical Cyclone 16P forms near Fiji

Tropical Cyclone 16P formed near Fiji after lingering in the region for several days as a tropical low pressure area. NOAA's GOES-West satellite captured an infrared image of the storm on February 28.

Feb 28, 2014
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Marine reserves help boost reef shark numbers

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have used non-destructive stereo video technology to obtain proof that marine reserves can have positive effects on reef shark populations.

Jul 22, 2013
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In Fiji, marine protection gets local boost

A new study by researchers from the Global Change Institute at the University of Queensland, the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University, and the Wildlife Conservation Society ...

Aug 22, 2012
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Getting to the bottom of the Fijian Ocean

(Phys.org) -- Scientists will soon have a greater understanding of the dramatically spreading, rifting and faulting boundary of the Australian and Pacific tectonic plates, thanks to research from The Australian ...

Jun 13, 2012
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Scientists find new plant in Fiji

Scientists have discovered a new flowering plant belonging to the scarce Medinilla group on Fiji's Kadavu island, the International Union for Conservation of Nature said on Friday.

Jan 20, 2012
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Tilapia feed on Fiji's native fish

The poster child for sustainable fish farming -- the tilapia -- is actually a problematic invasive species for the native fish of the islands of Fiji, according to a new study by the Wildlife Conservation ...

Jan 12, 2010
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