Nature Conservation: Biodiversity Threatened by Logging

We are thankful to UNDP PNG for re-publishing this article - People of Morokea protect future of biodiversity. The people of West New Britain Province are taking ownership to protect and preserve their forest and the biodiversity it supports. The conservation of biodiversity in Papua New Guinea is an important…

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Carnivorous Plant Purple Pitcher

This is a carnivorous plant from the Kew Garden in London. Its common name is Purple Pitcher Plant. In Papua New Guinea, these carnivorous plants often grow among the grasses, especially the 'Kunai' grasses in the highlands. Also in the many coastal areas, the Purple Pitcher Plant tend to grow…

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Deforestation Caused by Logging is Worst Kind

Logging is widely known as the worst kind of deforestation. Despite, the forest protection measures to protect forests in Papua New Guinea, destruction of the low land rainforest continues. There are more than 150 logging companies operating in the country. The logging companies are aggressively cutting trees in New Guinea…

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International Forest Day: Why it is important for PNG

The International Forest Day is the 21st of March. Papua New Guinea should know that there is a need to look after our forested areas. The theme for 2022 was "Forests and sustainable production and consumption." and 2021 was - “Forest restoration: a path to recovery and wellbeing”. To celebrate International…

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Mt Wilhelm Conservation Area Research and Conservation Field Trip

After the months of preparations for the Our Planet Reviewed” Scientific Expedition in Papua New Guinea, the time finally arrived to leave for the field and our convoy of four Land Cruisers heavily-laden with research teams and equipment took off from our base in Madang at around 4 am. Our…

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