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Two Tilapia fishes in hands of fisherman, Ecuador.
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Easy-going Tilapia — alleviating marine pressures on Samoa’s fisheries

By Vatapuia Maiava

January 13, 2019
Whether fresh, frozen, or canned, fish is crucial to the Samoan diet, which makes protecting this resource an important task.
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Little fire ant

The dangers of the invasive Little Fire Ant to Samoa

By Vatapuia Maiava

January 6, 2019
With the threat of the invasive Little Fire Ant now at Samoa’s doorstep, Samoa’s biosecurity team is on high alert with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment leading the charge with various awareness campaigns.
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