Solomon Islands: third day of riots, a curfew imposed in the capital

Solomon Islands third day of riots a curfew imposed in

Screen capture from video showing riots in Solomon Islands capital Honiara on November 25, 2021. CHARLEY’S PLATE / AP The capital of the Solomon Islands is now placed under curfew for an indefinite period. The measure came into effect Friday, November 26 in Honiara after a third day of riots in the city. During the … Read more

Australia flies to the rescue of the Solomon Islands

Australia flies to the rescue of the Solomon Islands

Screenshot showing buildings in the Chinatown district on fire, in Honiara, November 25, 2021. JOB RONGO’AU FUOO / AFP Thursday, November 25, after two days of violent riots in his country, it is to Australia that the pro-Chinese Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, Manasseh Sogavare, asked for assistance. Under a security agreement between the … Read more

Quantifying change on barrier islands highlights the value of storms

Journal Reference: Liliana Velasquez-Montoya, Elizabeth J. Sciaudone, Rebecca B. Harrison, Margery Overton. Land cover changes on a barrier island: Yearly changes, storm effects, and recovery periods. Applied Geography, 2021; 135: 102557 DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2021.102557 “Our goal for this project was to develop a method to quantify land cover changes from natural processes and storms on barrier … Read more

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