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Pacific more informed about biodiversity and conservation, says expert

Pacific more informed about biodiversity and conservation, says expert

Updated 11 July 2014, 8:32 AEST

More than 200 scientists from Australia and the Pacific have gathered in Fiji this week to discuss the issue of conservation.

Among various issues, the Society for Conservation Biology's conference is hoping to find a solution to the Pacific's notorious record for species extinction.

Professor Randy Thaman is one of the longest serving academics at Fiji's University of the South Pacific, where this week's conference is being held.

He says we are becoming better informed about the state of our biodiversity in the Pacific.

Presenter: Catherine Graue

Speaker: Professor Randy Thaman, University of the South Pacific

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