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Handbooks of the flora of Papua New Guinea

Department of Environment and Conservation

The Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) was established in 1985. Its mission (approved by the National Executive Council on 22 August 1989) is to ensure natural and physical resources are managed to sustain environmental quality and human well-being.

The key legislations administered by the Department are:

Environmental Planning Act 1978

Environmental Contaminants Act 1978

Conservation Areas Act 1978

National Parks Act 1982

International Trade (Fauna & Flora) Act 1979

Fauna (Protection and Control) Act 1966

Crocodile Trade (Protection) Act 1974

Water Resources Act 1982

It also has an important role under the Forests Act 1992.

License

A series of handbooks (Vol 1 - Vol 3) pertaining to the flora of Papua New Guinea. The aim was to document the diversity of plants so that the conservation status of the species which make up the various communities can be monitored more accurately.

Data and Resource

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Handbook of the Flora of PNG - Vol 1

Volume 1 was edited by John. S. Womersley.

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Handbook of the Flora of PNG - Vol 2

Volume 2 was edited by E.E Henty, (senior…

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Handbook of the Flora of PNG - Vol 3

Volume 3 was edited by Barry J Conn

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Publisher PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority
Modified 19 July 2021
Release Date 19 July 2021
Identifier 86e9e78e-a14e-44f3-9e7a-368a0a3178b8
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Papua New Guinea
Language English
License Public
[Open Data]
Author Government of Papua New Guinea