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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

US offer of police training welcomed

By EDDIE OSIFELO Solomon Islanders have welcomed the...

SINPF approves new investments

BY NED GAGAHE The SINPF Board has approved...

GOVERNMENT PAYS LSL $20M

Remaining balance to be settled November By EDDIE...

Climate team back from Reef Islands

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A TEAM from the Climate Change Division (CCD) of the Ministry of Environment Climate Change Disaster Management and Meteorology (MECDM) have just returned after completing a two-week-long Integrated Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment in the...

Adding value to our wastes

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By Gary Hatigeva COULD this be the answer to the ever growing issue of having to get rid of our wastes, even if they recyclable or reusable and they create even more hazardous wastes and...

HCC begins enforcing litter ordinance this week

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA HONIARA City Council says the 2009 Litter Ordinance not only covers rubbish but also includes fouling in public places such as human waste or spitting betel-nut stain. On Monday, HCC began its...

Beat plastic pollution for World Environment Day

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BY GEORGINA KEKEA BEAT Plastic Pollution”, the theme for World Environment Day (WED) 2018, is a call to action for all of us to come together to combat one of the great environmental challenges of...

Turtle harvesting ground turned into safe sanctuary

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BY IAN KAUKUI WHAT used to be a turtle slaughtering ground for a coastal community in the Solomon Islands in the past is now a safe sanctuary for the leatherback, the largest sea turtle species...

SI waste management a tough challenge: Sogavare

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BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO SOLOMON Islands rubbish or waste management and marine pollution is a ‘depressingly formidable challenge’, says Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. He revealed this yesterday during the beach clean-up event held at the...

Environmental Learning Centre for sustainable development

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA HONIARA City Council has received a new storage of environmental learning Centre for waste management for sustainable community development from JICA yesterday. The Centre was located at the Ranadi Landfill. It is...

Implementing partners for USAID SCALE A&E visit sites in the province

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI A team led by premier Daniel Suidani and USAID SCALE A&E (Green Power Technology) recently visited proposed sites for projects in the province. Suidani who is the chairman of Malaita Province Infrastructure Advisory...

Undersized logs

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Logging in Vanikoro harvests trees below legal requirements By Mike Puia   UNDERSIZE trees are reportedly logged on Vanikoro in Temotu Province. An eyewitness confirms to Island Sun that the trees are logged by Gallego Resource Limited, an...

Aqorau’s advice on mining screening

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By EDDIE OSIFELO A leading academic Dr Transform Aqorau has offered some advice on how to screen so-called mining companies applying for licences. This came after Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification is screening the...