Rules of Engagement: Solomon Islanders Prepare for Mining

Conservancy Talk

For better or for worse, most people in the Solomon Islands , one of our planet’s most wondrous places, have little idea how mining will impact their lives. After months of planning, which involved securing our Solomon Islands participants passports and visas (no simple task!)

Journey to Tikopia: Conservation Challenges in Remote Melanesia

Conservancy Talk

In November 2016, my wife Sarah and I found ourselves on a domestic flight from Honiara bound for the small coastal town of Gizo in the Western Province of Solomon Islands. I’m far more accustomed to travelling in 23-foot banana boats and living in leaf huts when I visit the Solomons.

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Why Is It Important to Conserve Biodiversity?


Life has existed on our planet for over. Given the amount of sunlight and rain and possibilities for shelter under the enclosed canopy, rainforest ecosystems contain the most biodiversity on the planet. . As John Donne famously penned, “No man is an island.” We rely upon each other.

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Combining the Where & How of Conservation Planning: A New Book from Eddie Game & Craig Groves

Nature Conservancy - Science

In Conservation Planning: Informed Decisions for a Healthier Planet , Game and Groves give conservation planners the tools they need to combine the where and how of conservation into a single approach. Conservation Planning: Informed Decisions for a Healthier Planet.

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Sylvia Earle and IUCN Invite World Leaders to Celebrate and Extend Ocean Protection

Green (Living) Review

The seven-day TED conference will take place on a ship in the Galapagos Islands. Pressures on the Seas The world's oceans cover 70% of our planet, yet less than 1% of our ocean habitat is protected compared to about 12 percent of the land surface. Other countries supporting ocean protection include the UK, South Africa, Australia, and the Coral Triangle Initiative nations (Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands).

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Live & Learn - Environmental Education and Community Development

The Green Changemakers

[link] Our Objectives The overall objectives of Live & Learn are: To provide an integrated, educational approach promoting community transition to sustainable development while maintaining a strong focus on community realities and priorities. To promote increased quality and innovation of teaching and learning in formal and community education.

Scientists uncover key to boosting carbon capture

The Green Changemakers

Report) Buried under a giant stand of bamboo in northern New South Wales, two Australian soil scientists have made a discovery they believe will help save the planet. Our neighbours, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Zealand, for all of these forestry and agriculture are right at the centre of the emissions problem. "So, signature In response to Eric's homework recently the french proverb, the Earth gives back what is given.

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