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PNG national efforts continue to protect this pristine environment with the launch of two products to benefit the environment sector – the national data portal and the Conservation and Environment Protection Authority (CEPA) data sharing policy....
Environment colleagues from Papua New Guinea and Samoa participated in a South-South knowledge exchange on managing environment data. Discussions focussed on open data and how each country manages and uses environmental data.  The South-South...
Groups opposed to sea bed mining in Papua New Guinea want the government to cancel licences given to embattled miner Nautilus. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Bangor University’s School of Natural Sciences (SNS) has been awarded 10 scholarships for its MSc Tropical Forestry (distance-learning). These scholarships are for exceptional scholars wishing to begin their studies in September...
CEPF announces its open calls for proposals, or opportunities for grants covering the East Melanesian Islands - Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and the islands region of Papua New Guinea. Click on the link below for further details. 
Information stored in the national portal is used to facilitate data management and enhance PNG’s reporting capacity to the various multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) including key national, regional and international commitments. Click on...
Six countries are preparing to map the next regional plan of action (RPOA 2.0) to undertake in further protecting the 6.0 million-square kilometer Coral Triangle, the roughly triangular-shaped marine area at the junction of the Western Pacific and...
Papua New Guinea has announced its commitment to creating 7,500 square kilometers of marine protected areas in the Bismarck Sea by 2021. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
SPREP would like to call for tenders from qualified and experienced consultants who can offer their services in developing a Data Sharing Policy for the Conservation and Environment Protection Authority (CEPA) of Papua New Guinea. Click on the...
A new study has found that nearly half of fishers from seven countries had witnessed someone poaching in marine protected areas in the past year and most of them did nothing about it. Click on the link below to read the the full article.