The Melanesian Way in Caring for the nature, that is, caring for ourselves
Gov’t to limit round log exports THE government is in a move to reduce the round log export in the next 4 years to a sustainable rate, says Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. He stated this when highlighting the importance of the trip by Government officials to China, which is to do a timber trade survey. […]
Civil society is looking at China as the best bet for reducing illegal logging in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. PNG is China’s single largest supplier of timber, large quantities of which come from illegal operations. A policy advisor with the environmental and anti-corruption NGO Global Witness says PNG’s government has largely failed to […]
A COUNTERFEIT operation involving the repacking of poor quality rice into Solrais packs has been uncovered in the Western Province resulting in the arrest of the shop owners. The operation came to light after the SolRice management recently worked with undercover agents and the Seghe police to close down to the alleged counterfeit packing operation […]
IMOCI VULA, FIJITimes THE Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO) has praised the decision of the traditional elders of the Pacific island of Futuna for disallowing any work related to seabed mining in their waters. The traditional kingdoms on Futuna had stated that their decision, expressed at a meeting in Futuna with French delegates […]
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FIJI has been invited by the United Nations to work closely with them to shape next year’s UN Climate Summit convening on September 17 in 2019. Fiji’s global leadership on climate change and oceans was praised by the president of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, at […]
FIJI’S Ministry of Waterways and Environment will soon implement an internationally-proven methodology to combat riverbank erosion around the country. Unsustainable land management activities have led to the prevalence of land erosion along river banks. According to the permanent secretary for the Ministry of Local Government and Environment, Joshua Wycliffe, the vetiver system for river bank […]