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Protecting Papua New Guinea's Unique Biodiversity: Celebrating 48 Years of Independence

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Protecting Papua New Guinea's Unique Biodiversity: Celebrating 48 Years of Independence
(September 15, 2023)   -   As Papua New Guinea (PNG) marks its 48th year of independence, it is anopportune moment to reflect on thenation's sovereign right to protect its exceptional biodiversity and it’s theintrinsic link between conservation of this biodiversity and national identity. 

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Inaugl tribe members commit to legally protect more than 12,000 ha of high biodiversity forest

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Inaugl tribe members commit to legally protect more than 12,000 ha of high biodiversity forest
(August 04, 2023)   -   Today, in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG), Indigenous landowners of the Inaugl tribe have joined their neighbours in the Bismarck Forest Corridor to commit to legally protecting 12,241 hectares of forest under a conservation deed. The deed protects this high integrity forest from logging, while allowing for sustainable use of natural resources within marked zones. 

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Kiwa WISH+ to address Water-Related Disease Risks, Climate Resilience and Biodiversity

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Kiwa WISH+ to address  Water-Related Disease Risks, Climate Resilience and Biodiversity
(November 24, 2022)   -   Through systems health and Nature-based Solutions approaches, the Watershed Interventions for Systems Health Plus (WISH+) project, funded under the Kiwa Initiative, will deliver co-benefits for climate resilience, biodiversity and human health and well-being in Papua New Guinea.

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More traditional clans in the Bismarck Forest Corridor of Papua New Guinea agree on legally protecting their forest lands together

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More traditional clans in the Bismarck Forest Corridor of Papua New Guinea  agree on legally protecting their forest lands together
(June 30, 2022)   -   Seven clans of the Wamiufa tribe, with a total estimated population of over 4000, have today (29.06.22) signed a legally binding contract to protect their forest biodiversity from growing threats of over-exploitation of their forest land and wildlife.

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