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New political party formed

BY NED GAGAHEA new political party has...

Seven communities to benefit from US grant

By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT seven communities in Guadalcanal...

Case of woman assault returns to court today

BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of a woman...

Mangrove planting could help protect Solomon Islands community against rising sea level

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITUThe coastal community of Nagoibo on Santa Isabel Province in Solomon Islands is one of the most vulnerable places in the country to the impacts of climate change. It is threatened by...

No monitoring, No knowledge of logging damages in Solomon Islands

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITUCommunities in Solomon Islands are worried that lack of effective monitoring mechanisms and safe environmental practices by stakeholders are preventing authorities from understanding the full extent of environmental damage brought about by the rampant...

Olive Ridley Turtles – A rare find in SI

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ON Thursday the 1st of April, four hatchlings (baby turtles) of Olive Ridleys were released by Daniel Besa, (Guadalcanal Provincial Government Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture), Willie Kokopu (Guadalcanal Provincial government senior Fisheries Officer),...

SDA youth-Pathfinder mission brings unity to Ngella community

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By Mikemachris BentleyA weekend excursion by young people from the Lau valley SDA church has helped heal a long-standing division within a village on Ngella, Central Islands Province.On Thursday, the Youth and Pathfinder missions...

Turtle harvesting ground turned into safe sanctuary

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BY IAN KAUKUIWHAT 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...

The good Samaritans

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Local students assist in disaster voluntary recovery work in FijiBY JARED KOLI"LOVE your neighbour as you love yourself," said young Eugene Gavibatu, "does not refer to the ones close to your home.""It actually refers...

Food supplies under threat as new weather patterns sweep Solomon Islands

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By Ben Bilua, Mavis Nishimura Podokolo and Jennifer KusapaFrom King tides swamping villages to crop confusion leaving families hungry, changing weather and climate patterns due to climate change have spawned a new era across...

Pillaging people’s Tubi trees

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Villagers fight to reclaim stolen logs from Gov’t & Asian loggerBy OFANI EREMAEAT Korona logging base on San Jorge island in Solomon Islands’ Isabel province, the logging machinery lay quiet.Except for the movement of...

CLIMATE CHANGE ALTERS DIETS IN RENNELL

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FOR over 25 generations, the people on Rennell Island located 209 kilometres South of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands depended on their land, forests and the surrounding sea for food and on the rain,...