Fiji Time: 9:58 AM on Thursday 21 September

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Hotel volunteers help plant seedlings

Shayal Devi
Thursday, February 06, 2014

TO create awareness of the importance of wetlands in a marine ecosystem, 29 volunteers from the Shangri-La's Fijian Resort and Spa planted about 100 mangrove seedlings earlier this week.

Led by resort marine manager Mereoni Mataika, the volunteers planted the seedlings and continued restoration work on mangroves surrounding Yanuca Island.

"As 2014 is the United Nations International Year of Family Farming, it is timely that the theme Wetlands and Agriculture has been chosen for World Wetlands Day," she said.

She added that about 2000 seedlings had been planted on the mangrove flats around Yanuca Island.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61780.5988
JPY 56.632153.6321
GBP 0.37020.3622
EUR 0.41860.4066
NZD 0.69290.6599
AUD 0.63040.6054
USD 0.50390.4869

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 22nd, August, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Mysteries of the floating island
  2. Pay rise deal
  3. Body find at Vesida
  4. Union demand ridiculous, says Sayed-Khaiyum
  5. Planned water disruption advisory for Suva
  6. Eels approach Namosi flyer
  7. On top of his game
  8. Villagers give up $300k forest for relocation
  9. Farmers warned on grants
  10. Japan vows to help Fiji

Top Stories this Week

  1. Tragic deaths Thursday (14 Sep)
  2. $16k dream holiday Monday (18 Sep)
  3. The fee to kill Tuesday (19 Sep)
  4. Boy, 16, attacks Jesus Thursday (14 Sep)
  5. Mysteries of the floating island Wednesday (20 Sep)
  6. Coffee shop with a class Friday (15 Sep)
  7. Teens hurt in brawl Saturday (16 Sep)
  8. Nawai's prophecy Friday (15 Sep)
  9. NFP leader under fire Friday (15 Sep)
  10. Head teacher in court for sexual assault Monday (18 Sep)