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Tropical Rainforest Sustainable Development: Papua New Guinea

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Tropical Rainforest Sustainable Development: Papua New Guinea Case Study
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NOte: The statistics provided are for 2003. That said, the other information is useful: The parties involved in the logging issue and the problems caused by logging.

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Papua New Guinea forests face logging

Rainforests and indigenous lands in Papua New Guinea under threat
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NGO respnse to the destruction of forests in Papua New Guinea.

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Papua New Guinea

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"Papua New Guinea (PNG) has one of the most significant areas of largely-intact tropical forest in the world, although these forests appear to be facing acute and imminent threats....PNG has been a leading proponent of REDD+ at the international level, and was one of the original UN-REDD "pilot" countries."

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The UN-REDD Programme is the United Nations collaborative initiative on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) in developing countries.

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Logging companies gain easy access to PNG's forests, says Greenpeace

Logging companies gain easy access to PNG's forests, says Greenpeace | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Deforestation and land sales have blighted Papua New Guinea, but new prime minister 'is a progressive figure', says Greenpeace
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NGO response to destruction of forests in Papua New Guinea

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Dodgy logging: are Papua New Guinea's forests going the way of Indonesia's?

Dodgy logging: are Papua New Guinea's forests going the way of Indonesia's? | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
“Don’t Californicate Oregon [or Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Washington, Montana etc]” was a popular slogan in the western United States during the 1960s and ‘70s.
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Will PNG's forests go the way of the Indonesia's forests. It seems so via a government leasing scheme that is seeing customary landowners leasing forest land to the state, who then transfers the lease to landowner companies (and associated developers). 

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What life can a resettled refugee expect in PNG?

What life can a resettled refugee expect in PNG? | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Prime minister Kevin Rudd’s plan to resettle asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea is already being compared to John Howard’s hard line on the Tampa, which won Howard the election in 2001.
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