SOLOMON STAR NEWS - Rennell Island in the Renbell province records the lowest temperature in the country’s history of 17 degree Celsius few weeks ago.

RADIO NZ - A new weather station designed to provide early warnings of cyclones will be opened next week in Solomon Islands.

SOLOMON STAR NEWS - A new survey about asbestos awareness in the Pacific islands has revealed that six in ten people, aged under 30 years, admit to having little or no knowledge about the dangerous mineral and its associated health risks.

SOLOMON STAR NEWS - Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to Solomon Islands His Excellency Usen. A. Suleimen has paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in Honiara on Tuesday.


Call for Public Review-Environment(Amendment) Act 1998

The Environment and Conservation Division is currently reviewing the Environment (Amendment) Act 1998 .The division is now inviting submissions on the proposed amendments to the Environment Act 1998 as part of this public consultation. Comments on the draft amended legislation should be directed to the responsible officers within the department, using the email addresses , telephone and fax numbers provided as follows;  Rosemary Apa and Debra Kereseka-Potakana, Environment Unit, Environment and Conservation Division, Emails: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., (Tel) +677 26036 and (fax) +677 28054.

You can access and view the document in the link provided as follows; files/docs/users/wbeti/160228_AmendmentstoEnvironmentAct_draft2.2(1).pdf

This call for public review submissions is open as of Friday 9th February 2018 and will close on Friday 30th March 2018.

Source: Environment & Conservation Division Communications