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    Solomon Water commissions new borehole

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    SOLOMON Water recommissioned its White River borefield on Thursday 25 May 2021.  This project, commenced in 2019 and included the rehabilitation of two boreholes and the pump station in White River, some of which...

    SI pushes for Adaptation Fund beyond 2020

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    By PRIESTLEY HABRUIn Bonn, Germany SOLOMON Islands and other Pacific Islands are pushing for climate change Adaptation Fund to continue when the Kyoto Protocol lapses in 2020.This is one of the main items Pacific Islands’...

    No dumpsite in Auki

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    BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiMALAITA Provincial Town, Auki is without a dumpsite after the old area got sold.Chief Health Inspector for Malaita Province, Ms Gloria Siwainao said currently only burning, burying and keeping wastes for recycling...

    SIG partners with UNDP for environment mainstreaming

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    BY LYNTON AARON FILIAENVIRONMENT officers for Government ministries underwent pilot training on environmental mainstreaming under the United Nation Development Programme in Solomon Islands yesterday.UNDP in Solomon Islands is piloting environmental mainstreaming training with officers...

    Licence for out-growers and plantation this year

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    By EDDIE OSIFELOMINISTRY of Forest and Research will issue licence to out growers and plantation owners this year.Permanent Secretary, Vaeno Vigulu confirmed this when asked by Member of Parliament for East Makira, Lilly Mafane...

    Logger plans Oxygen gas factory at Ranadi

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    By EDDIE OSIFELOMALAYSIAN logging company, Excellent Resources Management plans to establish an Oxygen gas factory in Ranadi, East Honiara.This will include two buildings to accommodate oxygen and acetylene processing factories.Michael Lam confirmed this in...

    Lack of gov’t support in reforestry on Malaita

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    BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIREFORESTATION programme in Malaita province needs support from national government.The concept of replenishing forests is popular in Malaita, and many are engaged in the activity despite limited support; however, the gap caused...

    Saving our tress

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    Country’s first-ever forest technical group holds talks over future of our forests THE national government through its Forest ministry is working with stakeholders to pave way for successful sustenance of our forests.A first-ever established forest...

    World heritage sites contribute to addressing climate change

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    By PRIESTLEY HABRUIn Bonn, Germany NATURAL World Heritage Sites have contributed to addressing climate change according to preliminary findings by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).IUCN’s Monitoring Officer for World Heritage Programme Ms...

    Guadalcanal to get tough on logging

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    GUADALCANAL Province will get tougher on logging issues this year.It will also limit the number of logging companies operating in the province.The province’s Minister for Forestry and Mining, Ishmael Kukiti, revealed this in his...