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Solomon Islands
Thursday, December 2, 2021

    Independent leader says ‘no more middlemen’

    The Leader of Independent Group in Parliament, John Dean Kuku, has called on the DCGA to immediately ban foreigners from applying and obtaining licences to export beche-de-mer, and give the opportunity to local indigenous...

    Kuku queries gov’t decision on beche-de-mer opening

    THE Leader of the Independent Group has accused the cabinet and the Ministry of Fisheries and Natural Resources of rushing into making a decision on the lifting on the ban on the harvesting of...

    Landowners reject conservation plan for Onogou/Ramos Island.

    A landowning Association made up of different tribes on Isabel and Malaita province are angered that a group not representing them is planning to implement conservation on Onogou Island, often known as Ramos Island,...

    Onogou Island on Isabel to be conserved

    BY BEN BILUAGizoTHE Nomi Teiga Conservation group consisting of Gao speaking people from Isabel Province have established a platform to conserve Onogou Island.A first step towards conserving Onogou Island and its cultural heritage begun...

    Guale fully supports Tina Hydro project

    By EDDIE OSIFELOGUADALCANAL Province fully supports the Tina River Hydro Project, its premier says.Francis Sade expressed this during the signing of the formal collaboration agreement between the Ministry of Mines, Energy & Rural Electrification...

    Alternative forest products, a must.

    We will have to work on alternative commodities from our forests, either to add from the current reliance or fill in the gap that round log export will create as we continue to reduce...

    Write shop for climate change

    By EDDIE OSIFELOPARTICIPANTS of the Grant proposal writing workshop that focused on Climate Change and Climate Finance Access are preparing for a writeshop on September 13.This is after the 26 participants on-venue and 25...

    HCC lags in climate emergency declaration

    By EDDIE OSIFELOHONIARA City Council is still to make any progress on the issue of climate change to date.This is after former City Mayor, Wilson Mamae declared a Climate Emergency on behalf of Honiara...

    Beche-de-mer harvest reopens

    THE Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) has lifted the beche-der-mer ban, reopening the harvest period for a year, starting today.And the ministry advised interested Beche-de-mer (BDM) operators, exporters, fishermen, fisherwomen and the...

    Solomons Gold Mine of shrimps and their roles on river ecology.

    BY PRIESTLEY HABRUA log carrier vessel anchors few kilometres offshore on Rakata River mouth on Isabel Province in the Solomon Islands in April 2021.Upstream an expedition by a group of French and local biologists...