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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...
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...
Improved recycling and a circular economy negates the need for costly and damaging mining of the deep seabed...Interest in alternative sources of minerals is growing among civil society, scientists and companies, with work being undertaken towards “...
A huge roadbuilding scheme in Papua New Guinea could imperil some of the largest, biologically richest and culturally most diverse forests on the planet, says an international research team led by James Cook University in Australia.Click on the link...
Much of Papua New Guinea remains inaccessible by road and the existing roads are often in poor condition.While lack of road access has historically helped to keep ecosystems intact, it comes with both social and environmental downsides. Click on the...
Marine resources play a vital role in food security for coastal communities across Papua New Guinea, which, after Australia, is the largest and most populated country in Oceania. The maintenance of marine ecosystem integrity (the health of these...
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...
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.