Azusa was a PhD Student who successfully graduated in 2014. She is interested in developing integrated planning. She is now working on marine conservation projects that consider land-sea connectivity in Fiji and also in her home country, Japan.
Azusa has worked with local NGO In Fiji on a marine zoning project which involved her presenting her results at the stakeholder's meeting.
Azusa is also involved in a project in Japan, focusing on how climate change would affect priority selection for conservation.