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Monday, June 14, 2021

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

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU The 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

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU Communities 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

    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

    By Mikemachris Bentley A 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

    BY IAN KAUKUI WHAT 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

    Local students assist in disaster voluntary recovery work in Fiji BY 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

    By Ben Bilua, Mavis Nishimura Podokolo and Jennifer Kusapa From 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

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


    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,...