Category Archives: Coral Triangle

Sustainable sea-grapes in Saeraghi

True to his name, Alpha is a man of beginnings. Alpha Gelly is an innovator, introducing a sea-grape management mechanism to his village, Saeraghi on the island of Ghizo in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands. His work is … Continue reading

WWF-Australia January 25, 2016
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Saving in the Solomons

Meet Hellen Maika.   Hellen is from Simboro village on Ghizo Island in the Western Province, Solomon Islands. She’s been taking part in business and financial literacy training as part of a women’s microfinance project. This project, which included savings … Continue reading

WWF-Australia January 11, 2016
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Continuing to unveil the mystery of flatback turtles

By Christine Hof, Species Conservation Project Coordinator “As I watch her digging an egg chamber, slowing but precisely scooping out sand with her hind flippers making her nest, I sit in awe of these wonderful and inquisitive reptiles. It always … Continue reading

Christine Hof December 22, 2014
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A Celebration in the Solomon Islands

The small plane broke through the clouds, and I saw a short runway apparently floating on the surface of the lagoon. To one side, the line of breakers and turquoise waters signalled a barrier reef, dotted with small palm fringed … Continue reading

GillyLlewellyn July 03, 2014
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Our Blue Heart

Throughout most of the 20th century our oceans have remained vast, mysterious and misunderstood. Thanks to Jacques Cousteau’s 1966 TV series, ‘The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau’, we have now come to understand and respect our oceans so much more. … Continue reading

Alfred Bubba Cook April 29, 2013
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The door between poverty alleviation and conservation swings both ways

By WWF International President Yolanda Kakabadse. Looking back at the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development in June of this year, it’s clear we have seen an opportunity squandered for progress towards the defining challenges of our time. Having been … Continue reading

WWF-Australia October 26, 2012
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