Palms of the Fiji Islands - The coconut and the Fiji fan palm are by far the best known of Fiji’s palms, but both may actually be old introductions to Fiji. This new book, the first ever published on the subject, describes the 31 species of palm that may be found growing wild in Fiji today; 25 of these are considered native and six are introduced. Half of Fiji’s endemic palms are on the world Red List of endangered plants and are officially categorized as threatened with extinction.
Aviva, the world’s 6th largest insurance group, has chosen John Talbott as one of their ‘forward thinkers’ in a series of unique film shorts featuring people who have a particularly powerful vision of the future. It will be shown on CNBC Europe television and featured in the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times newspapers in Autumn 2005. See the short film on John and the Findhorn Ecovillage Project at:
Turtles - General Information and a collection of my favorite pictures over the last 15 years
- and this is a paper on the serious problems human and domestic wastes cause to the marine environment . It describes the magnitude of the problems in the Pacific and explains how the pollutants affect the pH, the salinity of the seawater and marine resources. Several possible solutions to this pollution problem are also discussed.
Survival of an Ocean Species - A steady decline in healthy coral reefs has seen the number of fish species drop in the last twenty five years. We explore some of the causes and look closely at one species to see how it has adapted for survival. Arcturus Productions Showing you a world seldom seen before. In this video you can see pictures of the Bonaire Banded Box Jelly Fish I took.