SINCE last week villages in the upper reaches of the Navosa region have been feasting on the endemic nanai (Cicada) that last emerged eight years ago.
The nanai, which appears on the Fijian $100 bill, is in a beetle-like form known as nymph and stays in this form until it rises out of the soil.
National Trust of Fiji project officer Jone Niukula said for eight years the nanai was burrowed underground, feeding off minerals from the soil and tree trunks.
|Plant a tree, save the world|
|International Day of Forests Celebration|
|Fiji commended on REDD+ readiness efforts|
|Forest solutions for Ba, Nadi floods|
|Fiji forest gets $7.1 million grant for readiness efforts|
|Fiji Granted $US3.8mil to Support REDD+ READINESS Efforts|
|Participatory Land Use Planning to Increase Sustainable Development|
|Fiji benefits from forest monitoring project|
|REDD+ goes Online to boost awareness strategy|
|Women lead climate change fight|
|REDD+ Website launch - Fiji One News|
|Women creative in communicating climate change and REDD+|
|iTaukei women from 5 provinces learn about climate change and REDD+|
|Vunivia REDD+ Socio-economic & Land Use Survey, 2013|
|Economist suggests computerised forest monitoring system|
|Forest experts meet|
|Sustainability through new Namosi nursery|
|Need for agriculture plan|
|Forest Connection with Climate Change|
|Code to protect resources|