Most of the development activities that generate foreign earnings for the economy of Solomon Islands are heavily dependent upon the exploitation and utilization of natural resources. For many years, economic development activities in Solomon Islands have not integrated environmental considerations. As a result of its accelerated pace of development and level of exploitation of its natural resources, the country witnesses significant natural resources depletion resulting in environmental pollution, degradation and damage.Thus, it is crucial that there is proper legal mechanism in place that governs the proper and responsible management of the natural resources and the environment in general by means of controlling and regulating development activities.
Call Number: [EL]
Physical Description: 29 p.
|Publisher||Environment and Conservation division, Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Meteorology|
|Modified||15 February 2022|
|Release Date||05 May 2010|
|Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location||Pacific Region|
|Relevant Countries||Pacific Region|
|Contact Name||SPREP Records and Archives Officer|
|Contact Email||[email protected]|