Blog posts on "Solomon Islands"

Stevedore carrying a 95-kg yellowfin tuna in Palawan, Philippines.

Bluer than blue: Boosting the ocean economy

As we reflect on the importance of the ocean today, the annual Coral Triangle Day held on 9 June has become a landmark regional event to celebrate World Oceans Day with one simple message: protect the ocean that sustains us all.

Jackie Thomas

A drop in the ocean to connect the Pacific

For the small, isolated Pacific islands, access to more affordable and reliable telecommunications, particularly high-speed (broadband) internet, offers new economic opportunities. It has been estimated that a 10% increase in broadband penetration raises GDP by over 1% in such countries.