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Solomon Islands recruits its first oceanographer

The Solomon Islands Meteorological Services has recently recruited an oceanographer, a first amongst National Meteorological Services (NMS) in the Pacific. This milestone reaffirms the Solomon Islands’ commitment to the Pacific Island Meteorological Strategy (PIMS) objective 2, Improved marine weather and establishment of ocean services, and to UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14, “Life below water.” The targets for SDG 14 include increasing scientific knowledge and research capacity in Small Island Developing States.

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