Tag: Solomon Islands

Rules of Engagement: Solomon Islanders Prepare for Mining

Written by | November 6th, 2013

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With mining proposed across the Solomon Islands, how will the decisions and agreements made now shape the country’s future?

Solomon Islands: A Community Model for Global Conservation

Written by | November 25th, 2009

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(Above video: Geoff Lipsett-Moore, director of conservation for the Conservancy’s Melanesia program, celebrates along with other Conservancy staff and chiefs from Choiseul province in the Solomon Islands celebrate the community’s support for two Conservancy recommendations at the 2009 annual meeting of the Lauru Land Conference of Tribal Communities (LLCTC). Credit: Richard Hamilton/TNC) “You and I […]

From Long Island to the Solomon Islands, Communities Tackle Climate Change

Written by | November 4th, 2009

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As UN negotiators from around the world gather in Barcelona this week to continue hammering out a global climate deal, the question of emissions reduction targets has grabbed center stage in the press. But even if all countries stopped emitting greenhouse gas pollution today, the impacts of climate change will be felt for years to […]

What the Coral Triangle Initiative Means to Me

Written by | June 4th, 2009

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There has been much excitement recently regarding the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) — a pathbreaking commitment by the governments of Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, the Philippines, East Timor and Malaysia to protect marine resources in the region known as the Coral Triangle, which is the most biodiverse marine area on the planet. […]

An Unprecedented Opportunity for Oceans

Written by | May 18th, 2009

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Friday’s emails here at the Conservancy were swirling with excitement about what some have called “one of the most important conservation advances of all time” — the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries, and Food Security (CTI). And I have to agree with that enthusiastic assessment. When have we ever heard of six governments […]

Expedition to the Solomon Islands: Why Islands Matter

Written by | March 23rd, 2009

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(Editor’s note: Sanjayan, The Nature Conservancy’s lead scientist, is traveling in the Solomon Islands to explore the amazing diversity of life and the fast vanishing marine and terrestrial habitats on these islands. As part of this expedition, Sanjayan’s experiences will be made available to students across the United States by the interactive curricula company Promethean […]

Expedition to the Solomon Islands: Giant Eels, Strangler Figs and Tasty Yams

Written by | March 17th, 2009

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(Editor’s note: Sanjayan, The Nature Conservancy’s lead scientist, is traveling in the Solomon Islands to explore the amazing diversity of life and the fast vanishing marine and terrestrial habitats on these islands. As part of this expedition, Sanjayan’s experiences will be made available to students across the United States by the interactive curricula company Promethean […]

Expedition to the Solomon Islands: Spinner Dolphins and Turtle Tagging

Written by | March 13th, 2009

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(Editor’s note: Sanjayan, The Nature Conservancy’s lead scientist, is traveling in the Solomon Islands to explore the amazing diversity of life and the fast vanishing marine and terrestrial habitats on these islands. As part of this expedition, Sanjayan’s experiences will be made available to students across the United States by the interactive curricula company Promethean […]

Expedition to the Solomon Islands: Days 1 and 2

Written by | March 13th, 2009

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(Editor’s note: Sanjayan, The Nature Conservancy’s lead scientist, is traveling in the Solomon Islands to explore the amazing diversity of life and the fast vanishing marine and terrestrial habitats on these islands. As part of this expedition, Sanjayan’s experiences will be made available to students across the United States by the interactive curricula company Promethean […]

Where’s the Best Place You’ve Ever Dived?

Written by | January 10th, 2009

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As a marine biologist, I’m extremely fortunate that I get to visit some of the world’s most spectacular coral reefs. Many people have asked me: “Where is the best place you’ve ever dived?” Wow, now that’s a tough question. For sheer biodiversity, it’s the Coral Triangle, where the range of life forms, in all shapes […]

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