The great plastic threat

THE region faces an enormous threat from plastic bags and other synthetic material initially designed to make life easier. Every day, thousands

Kiribati leads the way

IN what could best labelled as an out -of-the-box idea, Kiribati says it won’t sit around waiting for global funds but would

Truth and justice

Bishop stands firm on environmental issues AS the Pacific and global focus turns towards COP 23 and the Oceans Summit, the region

Search for the perfect ship

Low carbon, cost-effective This is Part 1 of a 3-part series on sustainable sea transportation for the Pacific. We talk to the

Tongan upgrade

FOR the first time in more than a century, the Anglican Church in Tonga will have its own bishop. Although men with

Samoa targets arrivals

Tourism growth inspires island ambitions SAMOA will aim to continue improvements in its local tourism market after a recent visit by travel

Solomons stays unique

Islands Business talks to Freda Unusi, Solomons Islands Tourism Bureau’s marketing manager about the isand nation’s aspirations and tourism strategies IB: So

2million and counting

Relationships key to Pacific tourism WITH Pacific tourism arrivals hitting two million last year, the future of the industry will hinge on


How a 1-week contest inspired farmers and boosted Solomons cocoa exports TEN new farmers emerged as finalists at this year’s Solomon Islands