Yadua Is chief calls for more turtle monitors in Fiji

Turtle monitor Peter Qarau catches, tags, measures and releases a green se turtle along with 11 year old Irris and her mom Patricia Mallam of WWF South Pacific in Yadua Island, Vuya, Bua. Picture: FT FILE

A BUA chief has called for the setting up of more turtle monitors to support the turtle ban currently in force in Fiji. Yadua Island chief – Turaga na Tuinamata Jone Tavatava said the Dau ni Vonu (DnV) network was essential to turtle conservation because they were at the forefront of protecting these iconic creatures. […]

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