CEPF is designed to safeguard Earth’s biologically richest yet threatened terrestrial regions, known
as biodiversity hotspots. CEPF is a joint initiative of l’Agence Française de Développement,
Conservation International, the European Union, the Global Environment Facility, the Government
of Japan and the World Bank. A fundamental goal is to ensure civil society plays a critical role in
achieving biodiversity conservation outcomes.
CEPF’s niche for investment in the East Melanesian Islands was formulated through a participatory
There is a lack of reliable information on the population status of saltwater crocodiles and the extent of human-crocodile conflict in the country. This report thus summarizes the results of a nationwide survey that aimed to fill these knowledge gaps.
This synthesis report provides an overview of the first seven steps involved to identify, prioritize, and implement ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) projects in Honiara, Solomon Islands, and is based on a detailed series of technical reports prepared for the PEBACC project by BMT WBM, in collaboration with Ecological Solutions Solomon Islands and the University of Queensland.
PEBACC - Pacific Ecosystems-based Adaptation to Climate Change - is a five year project funded by the German government and implemented by the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) to explore and promote ecosystem-based options for adapting to climate change. The overall intended outcome of the project is: Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) is integrated into development, climate change adaptation and natural resource management policy and planning processes in three Pacific island countries providing replicable models for other countries in the region.
There are laws which regulate the timber industry in the Solomon Islands. These laws aim to reduce some of the environmental and social impacts that can result from logging. This booklet aims to summarise some of these regulations, including some important aspects of the Code of Logging Practice, and is intended to help communities and logging companies to have a clear overview of the regulations that protect communities and the environment.
For the Ninth Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas December 2013, Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) commissioned an assessment of the status of biodiversity and conservation in Oceania. This report assesses the overall state of conservation in Solomon Islands using 16 indicators.
*this report wasn't published but was sent to country for checking (2013) *- to be used for the Regional SOE initiative 2019
The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is designed to safeguard the world’s biologically richest and most threatened regions, known as biodiversity hotspots.
A GIS Remote Sensing mapping on Rhinoceros beetle infested location spread in Malaita Province Solomon Islands. This mapping activity helps Ministry of Agriculture for decision making to fight or control the spread of the dangerous beetle.
The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants is an international treaty that requires Parties to phase-out and eliminate the production and use of the most persistent and toxic chemicals that have adverse impacts on human health and the environment.
Solomon Islands acceded to the Convention on 28 July 2004. Under Article 7 of the Convention, the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) is required to develop and endeavour to implement a National Implementation Plan (NIP), outlining how its obligations under the Convention will be met.
The NDS 2016-2035 maps out a strategic direction for the future development of Solomon Islands.
Solomon Islands is composed of almost 1000 islands and has the second longest coastline and the second largest Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the Pacific. These physical characteristics and the unique society and culture of the population are the basis of the fundamental relationship that Solomon Islanders have with the ocean.
The Marine Atlas for the Solomon Islands compiles over a hundred datasets from countless data providers and for the first time makes marine and coastal information accessible and usable as data layers and as raw data.
Under the MESCAL project, the objectives of this assessment are to;
* Improve understanding of mangrove ecosystem functions, values, key threats, and processes at a local and regional scale;
* Provide a standardized method to assess shoreline mangrove condition and change over time;
* Generate community awareness of mangroves and encourage local environmental stewardship;
* Conduct a rapid and representative survey of fish and mobile crustacean assemblages;
EU, IUCN, ACP
The Solomon Islands State of Environment (SoE) Report presents an overview across seven thematic areas:
Culture and Heritage, Atmosphere and Climate, Coastal and Marine, Freshwater Resources, Land, Biodiversity
and Built Environment. The report uses the ‘Drivers, Pressures, State, Impact and Response’ (DPSIR) model
to describe the environment. As far as possible the report is based on quantitative data relating to the state of
the environment, supplemented by stakeholder input to describe causal relationships and environmental effects.
The report presents:
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database of marine and terrestrial protected areas, updated on a monthly basis, and is one of the key global biodiversity data sets being widely used by scientists, businesses, governments, International secretariats and others to inform planning, policy decisions and management.
Dataset contains training material on using open source Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to improve protected area planning and management from a workshop that was conducted on October 19-23, 2020. Specifically, the dataset contains lectures on GIS fundamentals, QGIS 3.x, and global positioning system (GPS), as well as country-specific datasets and a workbook containing exercises for viewing data, editing/creating datasets, and creating map products in QGIS.
The Solomon Islands State of Environment Report 2019 has reached the approval stage by the Solomon Islands cabinet and is envisaged to be tabled in parliament within the next few months. The report was led and developed by the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology (MECDM) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme with contributions from other government ministries and NGOs.
A list of international and regional multilateral environmental agreements in which each of the Pacific Island country is a party/signatory of. This is useful for SPREP activities and planning