Papua New Guinea wildlife discoveries


From Conservation International:

In just two months of field work in the isolated mountains of Papua New Guinea last year, CI’s Rapid Assessment Program (RAP) team discovered around 200 species previously unknown to science. Learn more about the species found and how rapid assessment expeditions work in these videos.

This video is called Feet in the Mud: Plant Collection in Papua New Guinea – Conservation International (CI).

This video is Feet in the Mud: Calling Frogs in Papua New Guinea – Conservation International (CI).

This video is Feet in the Mud: How RAPs Work – Conservation International (CI).

This video is Feet in the Mud: Late Night Spider Searches in Papua New Guinea – Conservation International (CI).

And this video is Feet in the Mud: Finding Ants in Papua New Guinea – Conservation International (CI).

See also here. And here. And here. And here.

Photos are here. And here. And here.

Another video is here.

Jack Dumbacher, curator of ornithology and mammalogy at the California Academy of Sciences, writes from Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, where he is studying island birds and their diseases: here.

Owners of the Hidden Valley gold mine in Morobe province, Papua New Guinea, have tried to silence critics of the environmental damage created during the mine’s construction, Little Green Palai said on October 25: here.

The government of Papua New Guinea has been awarded Greenpeace’s “Golden Chainsaw” award in response to its corrupt, anti-environment forestry policies: here.

The new government of Papua New Guinea, led by prime minister Peter O’Neill, has announced plans to revert ownership of minerals and resources to traditional landowners: here.

Birds of New Guinea: Second Edition: here.

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