Protecting a Marine Reserve
Author: Tevita Vuibau
Source: The Fiji Times
December 13, 2012
A HIGH speed chase on the high seas, poachers, and a fight to protect a fishing reserve — it all seems like something out of a movie.
But that exact sequence of events unfolded in the Namena Marine Reserve late last month as resort owners fought back against the poachers plundering the reserve for their own selfish means.
Located on the island of Namenalala off the coast of Kubulau in Bua, Moody's Namena Eco-Resort is surrounded by approximately 70km of pristine reef known as the Namena Marine Reserve.
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