Climate change, soil erosion discussed at consultation

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THE impact that climate change, poor soil management and indiscriminate littering has on rivers and seas were highlighted during the 2017-2018 National Budget consultation in Nadi yesterday.

Nimirote Ragigia, a youth representative for Namotomoto and Navoci villages, said he was concerned that people were fishing and eating clams and other food from the Nadi River that could be harmful to their health.

"It has been categorised by the Ministry of Health as not fit for human consumption," he said.

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Source: The Fiji Times Online

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