Thinking globally and acting Locally. PNG is playing its part to save the planet. We have what is recognised as one of the most significant areas of intact tropical rain forests in the world, and often referred to as the 'lung' of Asia and the Pacific.
A newly released Netflix documentary, “Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet,” features David Attenborough and Johan Rockström, one of the scientists who introduced the concept of planetary boundaries. While the film suggests that the planet requires urgent repair, it also offers a clear
A total investment in nature of $8.1 trillion is required between now and 2050—while annual investment should reach $536 billion annually by 2050—in order to successfully tackle the interlinked climate, biodiversity, and land degradation crises, according to the State of Finance for Nature report
Despite lingering tensions among environmentalists and loggers, a plan to launch the largest forestry experiment in the United States — and perhaps the world — last month cleared a major hurdle.
The recent launch of the global report, “Economics of Biodiversity: Dasgupta Review,” has once again revitalized discussions around the question: “How does one live a sustainable life and help restore the Earth?” These conversations came at a timely opportunity in the recent April 22 celebration
When humans arrive on an island they have an immediate and dramatic impact on the ecosystem, according to a new international study which included scientists from The Australian National University (ANU).
Islands are among the last regions on Earth settled and transformed by human activities, and they provide replicated model systems for analysis of how people affect ecological functions.
This Pacific Islands Framework for Nature Conservation and Protected Areas2021-2025 is the principal
regional strategy document for environmental conservation in the Pacific. Its purpose is to guide broad
strategic guidance for nature conservation planning, prioritisation, and implementation in our region. It
reflects the urgent need for transformative action in response to the multiple accelerating threats, both
established and emerging, that are faced by nature and people in the Pacific.
Nature-based solutions to climate change are having a moment, and Apple is riding the trend with a $200 million fund dedicated to related investments. The tech titan has invested in protecting forests for some time, but last week it launched a new venture in collaboration with Conservation Intern
The word “landfill” conjures up an image of mountains of waste accompanied by foul smells and oozing liquids... “Landfill” sits close in my mind with words like “contamination” and “pollution.” However, this view marked my own ignorance of the potential of what landfills could be — until I made m