Prime Minister James Marape acknowledges that the tuna fisheries industry is a significant contributor to the country's economy...The PM said that one of the key challenges facing the fisheries industry is illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and the government be be seriously working to p
Environmental justice NGO Global Witness has released a new report into international financing of deforestation.It said six companies associated with destruction of the world's main forests received US$44 billion in finance over the past six years.
When Cardinal John Ribat of Papua New Guinea was young, he and his neighbors noticed that their well water tasted of salt. Crops also failed as the soil became salty. Papua New Guinea consists of a large island in the Pacific Ocean surrounded by smaller islands and atolls.
The Ramu nickel mine in Papua New Guinea's Madang province has been found to have mismanaged toxic waste it dumps into the sea. The provincial government engaged an oil spill response consultant from Sweden to investigate recent discolouring of local waters and deaths of fish species.
The tenkile, or Scott’s tree kangaroo (Dendrolagus scottae), doesn’t bounce exactly — more of an awkward hop — but the animal is climbing its way back from the edge of extinction in Papua New Guinea.
The former governor of Papua New Guinea's Madang province, Sir Arnold Amet, has renewed his call for the government to cancel sea bed mining licenses.This comes as Canadian miner Nautilus, in which the PNG government has a 15 percent stake, is fighting through the courts for its economic survival
The Sea Women of Melanesia Program – The Coral Sea Foundation, in collaboration with the Conflict Island Conservation Initiative, is running a program to help not only the marine environment but empowering local Papua New Guinea women, to be custodians of their local reefs.
The Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program (“Program”) of the Woodland Park Zoo is seeking an interested independent contractor, with demonstrated expertise in program and personnel management and community-based conservation, to support the continued growth and development of the program.
A unique island ecosystem and culture lying 270 kilometers (170 miles) off Papua New Guinea is once more in the crosshairs. Their latest challenge comes from a foreign-owned company, Kulawood Limited, which has applied for a permit to log and clear 30,000 hectares (74,100 acres) of land.