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Photo of sick pig, Fiji

This image was selected as a winner of the 2010 Fogarty Grantee Photo Contest.

Small pig rests head on woman’s shoulder, child and man stand behind woman

Photo title: Sick pig, Fiji

Photographer: Mark Hay, Georgia Institute of Technology

Description: These villagers in Votua Village along the Coral Coast of Viti Levu, Fiji are nursing this sick piglet back to health.  Kenny (right) is the chief's son and head of Votua's Environmental Committee.  Kenny and his committee oversee Votua's Marine Protected Area and work with the Fiji ICBG Program on conservation and research efforts. 

Funding Fogarty program: International Cooperative Biodiversity Groups

Principal Investigator: Mark Hay, Georgia Institute of Technology