Solomon islands News

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New database unveils the role of Asian hornbills as forest seed dispersers

Analysts point to logging and mining to explain Solomon Islands unrest

Between land and sea: Agrobiodiversity holds key to health for Melanesian tribes

Better logging regulations ‘last best hope’ for Solomon Islands, study says

Solomon Islands environmental defender faces life sentence for arson charge

Solomon Islanders imprisoned for trying to stop the logging of their forests

A new election brings little hope for Solomon Islands’ vanishing forests

Solomon Islands: Oil stops spilling but environmental toll still being calculated

Norway divests from plantation companies linked to deforestation

In the Solomon Islands, making amends in the name of conservation

Solomon Islands province bans logging in bid to protect environment

Chinese demand wiping out forests in the Solomon Islands: New report

Island logging must go beyond current ‘best practices’ to avoid erosion: New study

How a hunger for teeth is driving a bat toward extinction

Can the Solomon Islands’ Gold Ridge Mine serve as a new model for resource extraction in the South Pacific?

Giant tree-dwelling rat discovered in the Solomon Islands

Delicate Solomon Island ecosystem in danger of heavy logging

Corruption drives dealings with logging companies in the Solomon Islands

New species of pea-sized crab discovered — inside a mussel

Five Pacific islands have already disappeared due to sea level rise

‘Ghost bird’ photographed for first time ever, euthanized for science

First ever biofluorescent sea turtle discovered in Solomon Islands

PHOTOS: Glowing fish – study finds widespread biofluorescence among fish

Beetles in the spotlight: a new species of burying beetle from the Solomon Islands Archipelago

98% of marine fish headed for the aquarium trade die within a year in the Philippines

Solomon Islands’ banks shut down logging company accounts

Logging endangers UNESCO World Heritage Site in Solomon Islands

Pacific islanders are the ‘victims of industrial countries unable to control their carbon dioxide emissions’

‘Exporting deforestation’: China is the kingpin of illegal logging

Solomon Islands’ export of ‘captive-bred’ birds deemed to be a farce

Logging of primary rainforests not ecologically sustainable, argue scientists

New book series hopes to inspire research in world’s ‘hottest biodiversity hotspot’

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