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World Health Day: Anaesthesiologists play vital role in Tropical Cyclone Winston response in Fiji

WFSA | Posted 04.07.2016 | Impact
WFSA

On the 21st February Cyclone Winston, a grade five tropical cyclone, hit the Fiji Islands. While Suva, the capital city, was spared any severe damage ...

Finding Inspiration After Cyclone Winston

UN Women | Posted 03.31.2016 | Women
UN Women

The first thing that hits you about a country that has felt the full force of a category five cyclone is the trees. It's like they have been ravaged by a forest fire, one that strips them of their foliage but otherwise leaves no visible scorch marks.

Do not send clothes, help Fiji in other ways

Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson | Posted 02.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson

If you follow the news then you already know that Fiji was hit hard by one of the strongest cyclones to hit the southern hemisphere in a very long tim...

The World's Most Remote Places (And Why They're Worth The Distance)

Orbitz.com | Posted 02.24.2016 | Travel
Orbitz.com

By Sheryl Nance-Nash for the Orbitz Travel Blog How far is too far? For some, it's the ends of the earth--as long as the journey leads to the paradis...

'Green News Report' - February 23, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.23.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Oklahoma finally acts to reduce man-made fracking earthquakes; Bernie San...

Huge Cyclone Leaves Trail Of Destruction In Fiji

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 02.22.2016 | World

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Fiji began a massive cleanup on Monday after one of the most powerful storms recorded in the southern hemisphere tore through the P...

Tips for Fijian Island Hopping on a Budget

Jenn Brown | Posted 02.19.2016 | Travel
Jenn Brown

So you want to visit Fiji? Want to see as much as possible? Want to spend as little as possible doing that? There is a great way to see this beautifu...

Fish Kills Reported in Fiji and Vanuatu

Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson | Posted 02.16.2016 | Green
Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson

All across the Pacific, high temperatures have been recorded and residents reported the hottest months they have ever experienced. For some islands however, the impacts have gone beyond a daily nuisance to a serious marine threat.

50 Countries and Counting: A Naturalista's Travel Adventures in Fiji--A Jewel of the South Pacific

Patti R. Rose | Posted 01.29.2016 | Travel
Patti R. Rose

I recall meeting with one of my former colleagues at a University where we were both Professors. We were talking about obesity and how it is viewed culturally in the U.S. vs. some other countries. I began to tell her about this wonderful place called Fiji, where the women dancers, as an example, for the most part, are large, in terms of weight, in comparison to what the U.S. considers the standard of beauty, in terms of size.

The Best Resorts Where No Kids Are Allowed

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.15.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

If you just put up with uninterrupted "quality time" with the kids during their seemingly endless school vacation, you might feel like you've earned a...

Fiji Prime Minister Tells Gay Couples To Move To Iceland

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Prime Minister of Fiji, Frank Bainimarama, has made his feelings about marriage equality unmistakably clear. "Fiji does not need that rubbish," Ba...

Making Fijian Farmers Healthier and Wealthier

Claire Fordham | Posted 12.29.2015 | Impact
Claire Fordham

Free land for struggling farmers. This might seem like a crazy dream, but it's a wonderful reality for some Fijians. The Naqaqa Giving Foundation (NGF) has donated over 170 acres of fertile land to local people on Fiji's second-largest island, Vanua Levu.

6 Incredible Places To Spend New Year's Eve

Joy Pecknold | Posted 12.17.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Not another house party or club night for New Year's Eve, please. For those seeking something more spectacular, herein my top six picks for out-of-the-ordinary celebrations to welcome 2016 -- from the longest day in Argentina to the one of the shortest in Iceland.

Asia-Pacific Sex Workers Speak Out About Violence

Katherine Koster | Posted 12.30.2015 | Impact
Katherine Koster

On December 17th, the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, the Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers [APNSW] released a video series h...

LGBTQ/GNC Climate Activists in Paris

Laurie Kaufman | Posted 12.13.2015 | Impact
Laurie Kaufman

Although attending NGOs represent women, indigenous groups, youth, labor, faith, and human rights, if you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or gender nonconforming (LGBTQ/GNC) you will be hard-pressed to find formal green alliances.

Fiji:Just Another Island Boy Living in America

Brad Puet | Posted 12.09.2015 | Arts
Brad Puet

Recently I had the opportunity to interview one of island reggae's legendary artists, Fiji (George Brooks Veikoso). He's one of the pioneers of the is...

You'll Cry When You Leave: Five Hotels Where You're Not Just a Room Number

Natalie Compagno | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel
Natalie Compagno

(photos courtesy of turtlefiji.com) An old but sturdy seaplane awaits to bounce me over the Pacific Ocean and then ease up into flight over seemingly...

Frat Guide Includes Freshman Hotness Scale To 'Get You Guys Laid'

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.01.2015 | College

The Phi Gamma Delta fraternity at James Madison University is under fire after a member passed out a recruitment guide that encouraged would-be pledge...

Where to Watch Mind-Blowing Surfing

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.04.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by William Finnegan, Condé Nast Traveler Alamy In his new memoir, Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life, award-winning journalist William Finnegan explai...

Wedding List Priorities: Location, Dress and Shingles Vaccine

Claire Fordham | Posted 07.07.2015 | Weddings
Claire Fordham

There's a good reason to have children before you get married: your daughter can be your flower girl and significantly magnify the guest gasp factor.

High Hopes for the High Seas!

Dame Meg Taylor | Posted 06.12.2015 | Green
Dame Meg Taylor

Unfortunately, marine debris dumped by faraway lands, as well as some dumped by islands with dwindling amounts of usable land, threatens our livelihoods, our culture and our economies.

10 Exotic Places You Can Visit on $10 a Day or Less

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.27.2015 | Travel
GOBankingRates

Off the beaten tourist path, visitors can immerse themselves in new destinations without spending a fortune. Before planning your next global trek, read on to find out how these travelers saved money while vacationing around the world.

Fabulous Fiji

Jamal Hammadi | Posted 05.05.2015 | Travel
Jamal Hammadi

There's so much to do here, if catching a tan is not your cup of tea; sailing, fishing, scuba diving the colorful coral reefs, yoga in the morning on the beach and of course... the spa.

Exclusive Interview With Photographer and Documentary Filmmaker Nora De Angelli

Anca Dumitru | Posted 04.08.2015 | Arts
Anca Dumitru

Nora de Angelli is a London-based freelance photographer and documentary filmmaker. Until 2011, when she graduated from London College of Communication's University of Arts, with an M.A. in Documentary Film under her belt, De Angelli was an accomplished research scientist.

6 Things You Can Learn From The Reigning Happiest Place On Earth

Posted 02.25.2015 | Travel

We all know that the U.S. guarantees the pursuit of happiness, but if you’re interested in seeing what it looks like after the pursuit, you might wa...