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The Solomon Islands National Ocean Planning Spatial Information System (SINOPSIS) – a GIS based decision support tool for sustainable seaweed farming in the Solomon Islands.
Associate Professor Lindsey White
The Solomon Islands include some of the most unique and beautiful ecosystems in the world but economic opportunities are limited and are often associated with environmental impacts. The Solomons are the second largest archipelago in the South Pacific with over 992 islands, and a landmass of 28,000km2 spread over 2 million square kilometres of ocean. It is home to a population of nearly 600,000 Melanesians, Polynesians, Micronesians and people from other backgrounds.