Massive illegal tuna fishing in Pacific, study finds

Mar 15, 2016

Massive illegal tuna fishing in Pacific, study finds

Illegal tuna fishing in the Pacific Ocean has reached a “staggering” value of up to $740 million a year, a study said Tuesday. The Pacific supplies about 60 percent of the world’s tuna, an economic mainstay for some small island nations, but the Forum ...

Aug 4, 2014

Solomon Islander who helped save JFK dies at 93

A Solomon Islander who helped save John F. Kennedy when a Japanese destroyer sank the future U.S. president’s patrol boat during World War II has died at age 93, his family said Monday. Eroni Kumana and fellow islander Buiku Gasa were out in a ...

Apr 14, 2014

M7.5 earthquake strikes off Solomon Islands

A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 struck off the Solomon Islands on Sunday night, hours after a 7.6 tremor, the U.S. Geological Survey said. A tsunami warning was issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center for the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Papua ...