Fiji – Stamp news
November 1st, 2010
Crested Iguana on Fiji stampsThe Crested Iguanas are endemic to Fiji Islands and are currently listed as critically endangered under current International Union For Conservation of Nature (IUCN) criteria (2002) and are the only Fijian reptile listed as Endangered in the Fiji Biodiversity and Action Plan (1998). Brachylophus vitiensis is a large bright green lizard with reddish brown eyes and is distinguished from the banded i ...
October 26th, 2004
Fiji unveil new issue: Coconut Crab preservation promotedPost Fiji have released a new stamp in order to raise awareness over the conservation of the coconut crab. The world's largest land crab, which can grow upto 35cm in length and 4kg in weight, has been threatened by the demise of the coconut industry and increased tourism in Fiji. Post Fiji public relations officer Merelita Isimeli said "The crab is locally extinct in many populated areas in Fiji b ...