Two USP students will be assisted in their work on Site of National Significance mangroves at Viseisei.

Temalesi Koroi and Litia Volaukiviseisei, two biology students at the University of the South Pacific will be looking at the ecological health of the mangroves at Vuda Point with their supervisor, Dr Milika Naqasima-Sobey.

In particular they will be looking at the mangroves of the Dreketi Inlet and the Saweni flats, two areas identified as Sites of National Significance in the National Environment Strategy.

NatureFiji-MareqetiViti has provided the initial recommendation for the research, a series of time-lapse aerial photographs of the area and will provide transport for the students during their 3 day field work.