Climate Change & Energy

United States Provides Volcanic Monitoring Equipment for Solomon Islands’ Savo Volcano

March 10, 2021 Honiara, Solomon Islands— Today, the United States—through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)—presented state-of-the-art seismometers to monitor the potentially dangerous Savo Volcano in Solomon Islands.  The equipment was procured after an official…

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YATO Revisit Proposed Conservation Plans

THE Proposed Yato Protected Area in Makira-Ulawa Province will preserve around 12,000 hectares of primary forests and ecosystems that are essential for the preservation of plants and animals unique to the Island. The Yato Protected Area will enable local communities…

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Under threat: Indigenous rights in Global South were attacked during Covid-19 pandemic

BY Aatreyee Dhar, Cece Siago, and Jeremy Gwao February 11, 2022 WHEN the pandemic struck India’s northeastern state of Meghalaya, a parallel move to implement a massive hydroelectric dam was underway, right in the middle of the state’s pristine natural…

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