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Kadavu Island

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Kadavu (pronounced), with an area of, is the fourth largest island in Fiji, and the largest island in the Kadavu Group, a volcanic archipelago consisting of Kadavu, Ono, Galoa and a number of smaller islands in the Great Astrolabe Reef. [1]

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Akuila Yabaki

Akuila Yabaki is a Fijian human rights activist and Methodist clergyman.

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Ambassador

An ambassador is an official envoy, especially a high-ranking diplomat who represents a state and is usually accredited to another sovereign state or to an international organization as the resident representative of their own government or sovereign or appointed for a special and often temporary diplomatic assignment.

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Apaitia Seru

Apaitia Seru is a Fijian lawyer and former politician and judge, who served briefly as Attorney General of Fiji in 1992.

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Archipelago

An archipelago, sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands, or sometimes a sea containing a small number of scattered islands.

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Astrolabe

An astrolabe (ἀστρολάβος astrolabos; ٱلأَسْطُرلاب al-Asturlāb; اَختِرِیاب Akhteriab) is an elaborate inclinometer, historically used by astronomers and navigators to measure the inclined position in the sky of a celestial body, day or night.

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Attorney General of Fiji

Fiji's chief governmental legal officer is the Attorney General. The office is usually held by the Minister for Justice, although they are distinct offices.

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Auckland

Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.

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Australian Academy of Science

The Australian Academy of Science was founded in 1954 by a group of distinguished Australians, including Australian Fellows of the Royal Society of London.

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Biodiversity

Biodiversity, a portmanteau of biological (life) and diversity, generally refers to the variety and variability of life on Earth.

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Bird

Birds, also known as Aves, are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.

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Cabinet of Fiji

Fiji has the Westminster system — executive authority is vested nominally in a President, but exercised in practice by a Cabinet of ministers, presided over by the Prime Minister.

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Census

A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.

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Collared petrel

The collared petrel (Pterodroma brevipes) is a species of seabird in the family Procellariidae.

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Coral reef

Coral reefs are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate structures secreted by corals.

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Crimson shining parrot

The crimson shining parrot (Prosopeia splendens) is a parrot from Fiji.

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Diving

Diving is the sport of jumping or falling into water from a platform or springboard, usually while performing acrobatics.

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Endemism

Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.

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Fiji

Fiji (Viti; Fiji Hindi: फ़िजी), officially the Republic of Fiji (Matanitu Tugalala o Viti; Fiji Hindi: फ़िजी गणराज्य), is an island country in Oceania in the South Pacific Ocean about northeast of New Zealand's North Island.

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Galoa Island

Galoa is an island of the Kadavu Group of Fiji.

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Great Astrolabe Reef

The Great Astrolabe Reef is in Fiji and surrounds the fourth largest island, Kadavu Island, which is approximately 65 km in length.

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Important Bird Area

An Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) is an area identified using an internationally agreed set of criteria as being globally important for the conservation of bird populations.

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Island thrush

The island thrush (Turdus poliocephalus) is a common forest bird in the thrush family.

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James Ah Koy

Sir James Michael Ah Koy, KBE (born in Lautoka, 30 November 1936) is a Fijian businessman, politician, and diplomat of Chinese and Fijian descent.

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Jesoni Vitusagavulu

Jesoni Vitusagavulu is a Fijian businessman and diplomat, who was appointed as Fiji's fifth Fijian Ambassador to the United States on 26 May 2005, succeeding Anare Jale.

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Josateki Nawalowalo

Ratu Josateki Tuivanuavou Nacagilevu Nawalowalo (1950 – 27 August 2010), commonly known as Ratu Jo Nawalowalo, was a Fijian chief, businessman, and the chairman of the Kadavu Provincial Council.

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Jules Dumont d'Urville

Jules Sébastien César Dumont d'Urville (23 May 1790 – 8 May 1842) was a French explorer, naval officer and rear admiral, who explored the south and western Pacific, Australia, New Zealand and Antarctica.

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Kadavu fantail

The Kadavu fantail (Rhipidura personata) is a species of bird in the fantail family Rhipiduridae.

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Kadavu Group

The Kadavu Group is an archipelago south of Viti Levu, one of Fiji's two main islands.

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Kadavu honeyeater

The Kadavu honeyeater (Xanthotis provocator) is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae.

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Kadavu Province

Kadavu Province is one of fourteen provinces of Fiji, and forms part of the Eastern Division, which also includes the provinces of Lau, Lomaiviti and Rotuma.

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Kaliopate Tavola

Kaliopate Tavola (born 1946) is a Fijian Agricultural economist, diplomat, and politician, who was his country's Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2000 to 2006.

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Konisi Yabaki

Konisi Tabu Yabaki is a Fijian politician from the southern Kadavu Island.

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Local government in Fiji

Fiji is divided administratively into four divisions, which are further subdivided into fourteen provinces; the self-governing island of Rotuma and its dependencies lie outside any of the four divisions.

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Methodist Church of Fiji and Rotuma

The Methodist Church of Fiji and Rotuma is the largest Christian denomination in Fiji, with 36.2 percent of the total population (including 66.6 percent of indigenous Fijians) at the 1996 census.

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Minister for Foreign Affairs (Fiji)

The Minister for Foreign Affairs (commonly known as the Foreign Minister) is Fiji's Cabinet Minister responsible for foreign relations and diplomacy and oversees its Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

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Nabukelevu

Nabukelevu is a volcano located on the southwest portion of Kadavu Island in Fiji.

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New England

New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

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Ono Island (Fiji)

Ono Island is a member of the Kadavu Group, an outlier to Kadavu Island, to the south of Viti Levu, one of Fiji's two main islands.

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Rainforest

Rainforests are forests characterized by high rainfall, with annual rainfall in the case of tropical rainforests between, and definitions varying by region for temperate rainforests.

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Republic of Fiji Military Forces

The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) is the military force of the Pacific island nation of Fiji.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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Scuba diving

Scuba diving is a mode of underwater diving where the diver uses a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) which is completely independent of surface supply, to breathe underwater.

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Sea cucumber as food

Sea cucumbers are marine animals of the class Holothuroidea.

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Senate of Fiji

The Senate of Fiji was the upper chamber of Parliament.

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Snorkeling

Snorkeling (British and Commonwealth English spelling: snorkelling) is the practice of swimming on or through a body of water while equipped with a diving mask, a shaped breathing tube called a snorkel, and usually swimfins.

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Subsistence agriculture

Subsistence agriculture is a self-sufficiency farming system in which the farmers focus on growing enough food to feed themselves and their entire families.

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Subspecies

In biological classification, the term subspecies refers to a unity of populations of a species living in a subdivision of the species’s global range and varies from other populations of the same species by morphological characteristics.

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Suva

Suva is the capital and largest metropolitan city in Fiji.

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Sydney

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Tongan ground dove

The Tongan ground dove (Alopecoenas stairi), also known as the shy ground dove, is a species of bird in the family Columbidae.

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Tourism

Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours.

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University of Sydney

The University of Sydney (informally, USyd or USYD) is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia.

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Viti Levu

Viti Levu (pronounced) is the largest island in the Republic of Fiji, the site of the nation's capital, Suva, and home to a large majority of Fiji's population.

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Volcano

A volcano is a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface.

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Vulnerable species

A vulnerable species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as likely to become endangered unless the circumstances that are threatening its survival and reproduction improve.

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Whaler

A whaler or whaling ship is a specialized ship, designed for whaling: the catching or processing of whales.

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Whistling fruit dove

The whistling fruit dove (Ptilinopus layardi), also known as the velvet dove or yellow-headed dove, is a small fruit dove from Fiji.

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William Bligh

Vice-Admiral William Bligh (9 September 1754 – 7 December 1817) was an officer of the British Royal Navy and a colonial administrator.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kadavu_Island

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