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 Government of the Solomon Islands

The National Environment Management Strategy will guide the MECDM to address environment issues and promote better livelihoods for the country.

As an environmental policy framework with strategic directions, the NEMS has the potential to strengthen partnerships within sectors and provide opportunities for funding support from donor partners. The NEMS is a sign of commitment by MECDM to ensure national development targets and sector planning activities are carried out coherently, and promote environmental sustainability.

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.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The Marine Species Programme of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) outlines a regional strategy for the cooperative conservation and management of dugongs, marine turtles, whales and dolphins. This strategy will enable Pacific Islanders to take a primary role in achieving the following vision:

"A healthy Pacific Ocean with sustainable populations of whales, dolphins, marine turtles, dugongs and other species, and meets the aspirations of Pacific Island peoples and protects their natural and cultural heritage"

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

A direct internet link to easily access the visualization of ocean acidification conditions and data synthesis products being collected around the world on the GOA-ON Data Explorer portal.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

InforMEA provides easy access to information on Multilateral Environmental Agreements. It is an initiative facilitated by the United Nations Environment Programme and supported by the European Union. It seeks to develop Inter-operable information systems for the benefit of the (MEA) Parties and the environment community at large.
This dataset provides direct links to:
1. "Pacific Islands" - related data on the InforMEA portal. For country-specific information, please type *name of country* on the InforMEA portal search tool.
2. Free online courses

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The NOAA Coral Reef Watch program uses satellite data to provide current reef environmental conditions to quickly identify areas at risk for coral bleaching. Bleaching is the process by which corals lose the symbiotic algae that give them their distinctive colors. If a coral is severely bleached, disease and death become likely. Coral Reef Watch also offers a modeled Outlook that predicts the likelihood of coral bleaching heat stress on a week-by-week basis, up to four months in the future (the typical length of a bleaching season).

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Regional data on marine pollution.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

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

 Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology,  Government of the Solomon Islands,  Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The Solomon Islands 2019 State of Environment 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 (SPREP). Content contributions were made by numerous representatives from government and NGOs.

 Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology,  Government of the Solomon Islands,  Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The Solomon Islands 2019 State of Environment 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 (SPREP). Content contributions were made by numerous representatives from government and NGOs.

 Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology

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.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Concise environmental legislative reviews of Pacific Island countries plus Tokelau. **Please submit new information or corrections as the reviews will be updated annually.**

 Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology,  Government of the Solomon Islands,  Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The Solomon Islands 2019 State of Environment 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 (SPREP). Content contributions were made by numerous representatives from government and NGOs.

 Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology,  Government of the Solomon Islands,  Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The Solomon Islands 2019 State of Environment 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 (SPREP). Content contributions were made by numerous representatives from government and NGOs.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Summary table of the status of Pacific Island countries in relation to International and Regional conventions.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Reports on the state of the world's sea turtles

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Guidelines, brochures, Indicators and published work on the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity which is an international treaty governing the movements of living modified organisms (LMOs) resulting from modern biotechnology from one country to another.

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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Growth and Survival of the Giant Clams

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

This publication presents information on coastal and offshore fisheries in the region. The information is broken down into resource categories, the major types of fishing, the important species, the status of those resources, and the fisheries management that occurs.

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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Current State of Knowledge of Cetacean Threats, Diversity and Habitats in the Pacific Islands Region