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fish selling at Honiara Fish market. source: www.sprep.org
October 18, 2019

Representatives from key Ministries and non-government organisations met in Honiara to plan activities to support Government and coastal communities achieve their protected marine species conservation priorities. Participants agreed the activities should focus on reducing the catch of endangered marine species such as turtles and sharks in offshore fisheries, providing support to coastal communities to monitor and protect endangered species and strengthening the capacity of government staff to help ensure that the Solomon Islands meet their obligations under the Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES).

 

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