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Is Australia’s approach in the Pacific coming into focus (at last)?

While it’s been a long time coming, this ‘step change' is starting to come into focus, with a speech delivered by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.

Solomon Islands granted $7.3m for tuna developments

The new financing will help fund the purchase of a new fishing vessel and ensure maintenance of the existing fishing fleet.

PFIP announces Fin-Ed partnership with Anglican Church of Melanesia

This partnership between ACoM and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Program (PFIP) will run from July 1, 2017 – July 1, 2019.

New WASH stars added to primary school constellation

Schools are being recognized for ensuring water and sanitation facilities are working, accessible and for encouraging healthy hygiene habits.

Deep Sea Mining: The Next Gold Rush

The remote-controlled robots will use enormous, spiked-covered bulk cutters to churn and grind the ocean floor.

PM Sogavare says WWII brought important lessons

Solomon Islands this week is celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the landing of the United States Marines on Guadalcanal with a series of commemorations.

Alarming: Sea-level rise in SI doubles global average

Director of Solomon Islands Meteorological Services David Hiba said the current sea level in Solomon Island is more than doubled the global average.

High-level Dialogue on Leadership for Gender Equality

The leaders discussed how women’s civil society and coalitions for change can work with different levels of leadership to progress gender equality.

Survivors of rape depend on Police to help access justice

Shamima Ali said that female survivors of rape across the Pacific have ranged from baby girls under one year to women over the age of 90.

New tool maps the potential for solar energy in the Pacific

The Global Solar Atlas displays the annual average for solar power potential, and has the capacity to zoom into areas in great detail.