Environment

PLASTIC BAN

Bottles, shopping bags, takeaway packs & cups, straws to be removed for Pacific Games By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTRY of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management & Meteorology (MECCDM) plan to implement the single use plastic ban before the Pacific Games in…

NDMO OWES $9M

Service providers waiting to get paid since covid-19 period BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE Solomon Islands Government (SIG) through the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) owes service providers during the covid-19 period $9 million. This was confirmed yesterday to this…

WATER BLOCK THREAT

LOs plan to shut down Honiara’s largest reservoir if government fails to review lease agreement BY ELTON LONARATHA JNR Landowners of Honiara’s largest water supply reservoir have threatened to close down the source over disagreements with the national government. Paramount…

SI YOUTHS CLIMATE CHAMPS

Forum recognises our young people as strong advocates at COP26 & COP27 By EDDIE OSIFELO PACIFIC Islands Forum Secretary General, Henry Puna has acknowledged the young people of Solomon Islands to be strong advocates as youth climate champions, at the…

SUPPORT FOR CARBON TRADE

MARA backs USAID project BY SAMIE WAIKORI THE Suidani-led MARA government is supporting the USAID SCALE project – carbon trading. Speaking when delivering his budget speech yesterday, Premier Daniel Suidani said the country has been operating under an exploitative and…

Communities undergo conservation training

BY BEN BILUA TEN communities in Western Province successfully completed a series of Rangers training earlier this month. Representatives from Kolombangara Island, Munda, Rannonga Island, Simbo Island, Vella la vella Island and Gizo Island were part of the training. The…