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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

US offer of police training welcomed

By EDDIE OSIFELOSolomon Islanders have welcomed the...

SINPF approves new investments

BY NED GAGAHEThe SINPF Board has approved...

GOVERNMENT PAYS LSL $20M

Remaining balance to be settled NovemberBy EDDIE...

Coastal villages hit hard by rising seas

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By EDDIE OSIFELOThe threat of sea level rise on the sea coasts of Solomon Islands is real.The country lies east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu and 3,280 km to Australia, has...

Climate Change changes the atolls lifestyles

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By EDDIE OSIFELOCLIMATE change is changing the social fabrics of the tiny atolls of Malaita Outer Islands in Solomon Islands.The small community which practised communal system, starting to see it eroding because of the...

Training to manage marine resources

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SPAWNING Potential Surveys methodology is currently underway at the Honiara Hotel aimed at providing avenue for fishermen and women to discuss opportunities on management of marine resources.Dr Gregory Bennett, Conservation Program Manager on behalf...

Help from Australia on climate change

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By EDDIE OSIFELOSOLOMON Islands is getting a positive message from the new Australian Labor government to help tackle climate change here and in the Pacific.Most countries in the Pacific including Solomon Islands are vulnerable...

Climate change in SIIP’s project designs

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By EDDIE OSIFELOSOLOMON Islands Infrastructure Programme (SIIP) is considering impacts of climate change as high priority in its design for projects.Tony Telford, infrastructure management leader in Hub confirmed this during the media breakfast event...

New agreement to be signed

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiA NEW agreement will be signed soon between WorldFish and Malaita Provincial Fisheries Office (MPFO), and the Malaita Provincial Government.MPFO said the new agreement will replace the one they signed with Worldfish...

CITY WASTES PILLING UP

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Council says it’s a big issue to tackleBY MAVIS N PODOKOLOHONIARA City Council (HCC) says managing wastes within the city is becoming a major challenge as the population continues to increase.City Clerk Justus Denni...

Plastic Wise Gizo champion of wastes

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BY BEN BILUAGizoPLASTIC WISE Gizo has been identified as a local NGO to pilot rubbish recycling in the country.The project is funded by the government of Australia through Strongim Bisnis program.Founder and Chair of...

New Spider Species found on Malaita

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIA new spider species was recently discovered inside the Ahetaha Water Conservation Association (AWCA) area in East Are’Are.The species was found during a two-days terrestrial species baseline survey carried out from 11th...

Gender analysis training completes

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A two-day training on gender analysis targeted towards Sustainable Forest Resource Management (SFRM) was completed yesterday in Honiara.Gender Expert, Dr Atsuko Nonoguchi under the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Sustainable Forest Resource Management (SFRM)...