A survey of women roadside sellers in Madang Province of Papua New Guinea found that they earn a weighted average income of more than three times the national minimum wage. The relative economic success of these roadside vendors relies to a large extent on access to good-quality customary land
and proximity to major roads.
The corals reefs of Australia and Papua New Guinea cover 19% of the world’s total reef area and contain levels of biological diversity approaching the ‘hot spots’ of the Philippines and Indonesia; Human pressures on these reefs are lower than in other parts of the world (particularly SE Asia).
A short report on CR VU EN species in PNG in 2008 on the IUCN Red list
Draft 3 (13/6/8) Independent State of Papua New Guinea 2008 A bill for the "Papua New Guinea Institute of Biodiversity Act 2008"