RAIN, RAIN, GO AWAY

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-No immediate solution to address Honiara’s water cuts-Solomon Water offers mid & long term plansBy EDDIE OSIFELOHONIARA’S unbearable water cuts will continue as long as there is rainfall; how long for? No one knows...

Large shipment of round logs underway

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By Alfred SasakoA group of logging companies which exported about 20,000cm3 of round logs in defiance of High Court Orders is planning another large shipment, it was revealed last night.Sources familiar with the arrangement...

FIGHT FOR CLEAN WATER

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Stop notice issued to logging company, investigation underway By Mike PuiaA stop notice has been issued to a logging company operating on the upstream of Kovi and Kungulai water sources as investigation carried out to...

Climate change impose risk to water resources

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIATHERE is a very real risk that if Solomon Islands does not urgently find ways to adapt to Climate Change.It is reported impacts of climate change on water resources, that the...

Serious logging problems

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Locals seek compensation for environmental damagesBY GEORGINA KEKEAPOOR logging practices are again said to cause serious problems for locals in Kolombangara, Western Province. This is less than a month after international not-for-profit organisation Global...

Asserting traditional rights – community conservation in SI

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BY ELLISON VAHIFOR many years the Solomon Islands have had indigenous systems for administering and allocating land and sea resources.Land above water and land that is covered by fresh-water of seawater are one and...

Wai-hau protects Leatherback nesting grounds

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKITEAM from Wai-hau conservation Inc has recently completed a Leatherback turtle scoping trip to Su’u Mapo area in South Malaita.The trip was to protect Leatherbacks in areas in the province reported to...

Heavy reliance on our natural resources can cause exploitation

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BY ELLISON VAHISOLOMON Islands’ economic base is heavily reliant on and primarily sustained by the exploitation of its natural resources.Unless this is changed, there will always exist a great potential for its environment to...

Visitors saddened by spoiled tourism & leisure sites

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIALOG ponds along the coast of Guadalcanal are a threat to the coastline and marine life. They also portray a negative image for tourism in the country.An example of such negative...

Balding islands

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The fight to save Vanikoro forests continuesBY GEORGINA KEKEAUNSUSTAINABLE and illegal logging continues to cause tensions between a logging company and vulnerable landowners in Temotu.Much of the small island of Vanikoro, Santa Cruz, has...

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