Sangeeta Mangubhai

Why Weedy Species Matter on Coral Reefs

By Sangeeta Mangubhai [Note: this is the fourth in a series of blogs documenting a new scientific survey of the waters and islands comprising Fiji’s Northern Lau Group] Periodic disturbances to coral reefs increase coral diversity by creating new ...

Assessing the Namena Marine Reserve Off Fiji’s Vanua Levu

By Sangeeta Mangubhai [This is the fifth in a series of blogs by WCS-Fiji Director Sangeeta Mangubhai assessing the damage to coral reefs caused by Cyclone Winston, a Category 5 storm that hit Fiji on February 20] Over the last two days ...

Coral Bleaching in the Vatu-I-Ra Seascape: How Bad Is It?

By Sangeeta Mangubhai [This is the fourth in a series of blogs by WCS-Fiji Director Sangeeta Mangubhai assessing the damage to coral reefs caused by Cyclone Winston, a Category 5 storm that hit Fiji on February 20] Before Cyclone Winston hit Fiji, ...

Diving Nigali Passage in Gau

By Sangeeta Mangubhai [This is the third in a series of blogs by WCS-Fiji Director Sangeeta Mangubhai assessing the damage to coral reefs caused by Cyclone Winston, a Category 5 storm that hit Fiji on February 20] It is Day 3 in our ...