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19 July 2021 | dataset

State of Conservation Report - PNG

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.

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For the Ninth Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas December 2013, the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) commissioned an assessment of the status of biodiversity and conservation in Oceania. This report assesses the overall state of conservation in Papua New Guinea using 16 indicators.

*this report wasn't published but was sent to country for checking (2013)* - to be used for the Regional SOE initiative 2019

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Publisher PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority
Modified 19 July 2021
Release Date 19 July 2021
Homepage URL https://www.sprep.org
Identifier b1e23ba4-9806-413e-ba12-d0744b0419b1
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Papua New Guinea
Language English
License Private
[Open Data]
Author Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program
Contact Name Amanda Wheatley, Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program
Contact Email [email protected]