Category Environment

Revised No tsunami threat statement

THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE SOLOMON ISLANDS

THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE SOLOMON ISLANDS However, unusual sea currents will be experienced along the coast of Temotu and Makira, Rennell/Bellona and Guadalcanal Provinces. No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes. With Solomon Islands…

Solomon Islands mourns passing of eco-tourism pioneer

Pictured Kilo Paza third from right with members of his team at Titiru Eco Lodge

Tourism Solomons is leading the tributes for one of the country’s acknowledged eco-tourism pioneers, Kilo Paza, who passed away suddenly last week. Mr Paza is acknowledged as having created a tourism blueprint for the Solomon Islands when he introduced Titiru…

Protected Area (PA) Training successfully held in Choiseul Province

Participants and Facilitators group picture taken at Panarui Choiseul Province. Picture taken by Ravin Dhari CEPF Coordinator 1200x598 1

More than 80 men and women of the Southern Mount Maetabe catchment area (Babatana rainforest catchment area) in Choiseul Province have successfully attended the Protected Areas management and enforcement training last week. The participants involved included members of the Protected…

SICAN builds on media skills to boost Climate Change work

SICAN group photo after the media training.

Members of the Solomon Islands Climate Action Network (SICAN) completed a one-day workshop on the basics of media and communications work. The training was conducted on 31 March at the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation building at Town Ground and…

Pillaging people’s Tubi trees

Illegally felled Tubi logs at Korona log pond. Landowners obtained a court order that prevents Malaysian logger Sunrise Ltd from shipping these logs out.

Villagers fight to reclaim stolenlogs from Gov’t & Asian logger By OFANI EREMAEAT Korona logging base on San Jorge island in Solomon Islands’ Isabel province, the logging machinery lay quiet.Except for the movement of three local security guards, the silence…