Pacific Harbor in Fiji is home to diverse marine life, including various species of sharks, which play a critical role in the local ecosystem. However, overfishing and habitat degradation have significantly impacted shark populations in the area. To address this issue, shark conservation efforts have been implemented in conjunction with mangrove reforestation projects. This abstract focuses on the importance of shark conservation in Pacific Harbor, emphasizing the need to protect these apex predators to maintain a healthy and thriving marine ecosystem. It highlights the role of sharks in regulating populations of prey species, maintaining a balanced ecosystem, and providing ecological services such as promoting tourism. Furthermore, the abstract describes the benefits of mangrove reforestation in enhancing shark conservation efforts by providing vital nursery habitats for young sharks, as well as promoting shoreline protection, carbon sequestration, and supporting local livelihoods. The abstract also highlights the potential challenges associated with shark conservation, such as limited resources, regulatory barriers, and community perceptions. Overall, shark conservation and mangrove reforestation efforts are essential for maintaining the biodiversity and ecological balance of Pacific Harbor's marine ecosystem, and can provide significant social and economic benefits to local communities. Another potential aspect to highlight in the abstract was the opportunity to learn Fijian while participating in mangrove reforestation and shark conservation efforts. Learning Fijian enhanced cross-cultural understanding and facilitated meaningful community engagement, promoting a deeper appreciation for the local environment and culture. Additionally, developing an understanding of the local language enhanced the communication with community members, allowing to gain a better understanding of the challenges faced in the community thus contributing to more effective and sustainable conservation efforts. Overall, the opportunity to learn Fijian while participating in conservation activities enriched the volunteering experience and contributed to a more significant impact on the community and the environment.