Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is a conservation NGO working globallly and in PNG
Dataset that provides a direct link to PNG's data hosted on the GBIF website/ records.
New Britain Island, off the north-east coast of Papua New Guinea (PNG), offers some of the richest biodiversity, densest forest and most spectacular natural beauty on earth. But the fight for the survival of these features is a faceoff between extraction industries and existing conservation efforts.
Welcome to PNGplants — information for students, researchers, development workers, community leaders, government and non-government agencies and others working on plant identification, conservation and diversity of plants in Papua New Guinea.
An internet accessible herbarium plant collection database of plants from Papua New Guinea
An interactive identification guide to the common trees of Papua New Guinea
Plant collectors of Papua New Guinea
Information about Papua New Guinean plant collectors and support staff
Papua New Guinea (PNG) has one of the most significant areas of tropical forest in the world. These forests are, however, under threat from commercial logging, clearing of land for agricultural commodities, mining or the expansion of small-scale agriculture to meet the livelihood needs of the country's largely rural population.
Comparisons of the countries with the largest forest areas (representing 90% of the global primary forest area reported to FRA, 2015
Link to the PNG Mineral Resources Authority portal.
* 30 Day Reserved Areas
* Mining Lease
* Special Mining Lease
* Alluvial Mining Lease
* Lease for Mining Purpose
* Mining Easement
* Exploration License