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Papua New Guinea's capital has launched an initiative to plant a million trees each year. To mark World Environment Day on Wednesday, the Port Moresby governor, Powes Parkop, planted the first 20 trees along the waterfront. Click on the link...
A new study led by Macquarie University has found we need to provide more safe havens for wildlife and plant species to survive under climate change in New South Wales’ west. Click on thel ink below to read the full article. 
We argue that OECMs are essential to the achievement of big and bold conservation targets such as Half-Earth. But integration of OECMs into the conservation estate requires fundamental changes in protected area planning and how the conservation...
There is no denying, the authors write, that the destructive extinction trends, so visible across the planet, “have been less severe or avoided in areas held or managed by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities…. Nature managed by Indigenous...
A recent landmark United Nations report delivered an alarming assessment of the fate of animal life and biodiversity on Earth. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Ecological collapse and species loss threaten humanity as much as climate change. Conservationists say we're not listening.Click on the link below to read the full article. 
While IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee grabs the headlines, shipping has yet to play any role in drafting a new international treaty that could redefine how we use the oceans.
This year’s celebrations of the International Day for Biological Diversity, on 22 May 2019, focused on biodiversity as the foundation for our food and health and a key catalyst to transforming food systems and improving human health. Click on the...
SPREP would like to call for tenders from qualified and experienced consultants who can offer their services to develop the draft Pacific Coral Reef Action Plan 2020-2030. Click on the link below for further details. 
The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity is pleased to announce that the theme of the International Day for Biological Diversity 2019, commorated on 22 May, is: "Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health". Click on the...