ABOUT US

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Pacific Blue Foundation (PBF) is a non-profit 501(c)3 registered in CA, USA since 2004, and public-benefit charitable trust registered in Fiji since 2006. 

Pacific Blue Foundation provides basic research, education, encouragement and dissemination of sustainable practices in coastal regions with the ultimate goal of preserving and promoting the biological and cultural diversity of the region.

PACIFIC BLUE FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our board of Directors consists of leading scientists in their given fields.

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Dr. Brian Gregory Mitchell, PhD

University of California San Diego

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Michael Kent Mitchell

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Charles R. Booth

Biospherical Instruments

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Daniel Goodrich McNamara, Jr., Esq.

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Mark Douglas Mitchell

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Dale A. Kiefer, PhD.

University of Southern California, Department of Biology

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Richard Murphy, PhD

THE TEAM

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Dr. Brian Gregory Mitchell, PhD

University of California San Diego

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Roko Josefa Cinavilakeba (Roko Sau)

Fiji Islands Coordinator

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Sefano M Katz

Project Manager, Fiji

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Kerry Donovan

Cristian Gorrino, BS

Technological Advisor

Mary Anderson

Administrative Manager

CONSULTANTS

Our team of consultants helps to guide our efforts in basic research, education, encouragement and dissemination of sustainable technologies in the region of the island nations of the South Pacific with the ultimate goal of preserving and promoting the biological and cultural diversity of the region.

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Apenisa (Ben) Rakanace

Fiji Broadcasting Corporation

Robert Edgar, BSc

Engineering Advisor, Blue Whale Adventures

Alisi Bogi Nainoca

Graphic Designer, Matrix Graphic Design

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Davey Kline, PhD

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD

OUR PARTNERS

  • Communities of Beqa and Yanuca Islands
  • Fiji Locally Managed Marine Area (FLMMA) Network
  • Rewa Provincial Council
  • Serua Provincial Council
  • Ministry of iTaukei Affairs¬†
  • Ministry of Fisheries
  • Ministry of Health and Medical Services
  • Ministry of Environment
  • Fiji Environmental Law Association
  • Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji
  • University of the South Pacific
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego
  • Beqa Lagoon Resort
  • Lawaki Beachouse
  • Blue Whale Adventures
  • United Nations Development Program / Global Environment Facility - Small Grant Program
  • Australian Aid
  • Conservation, Food and Health Foundation