Solomon Islanders preserve forests with eco-tourism

Zaira, Western Province, Solomon Islands. UN PHOTO

The people of the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific are looking at ways of preserving their traditional way of life in the face of increased interest from logging companies.

With the support of the United Nations the islanders have found a way to protect their pristine virgin forests and provide much-needed sources of income through new eco-tourism ventures.

Pat Duffy reports.

Duration: 2'56"

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