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PNG urges National Adaptation Plan

Speaking at a high-level Ministerial event during the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Dubai, Minister Kilepa stressed the urgency of building resilience in small island developing states, particularly those, like PNG, profoundly affected by climate change.

Launched in April 2023, Papua New Guinea's NAP is a comprehensive framework aimed at addressing vulnerabilities in key sectors such as agriculture, health, transport, and infrastructure.

Cleanup target exceeded at Ialakua

Westpac also donated branded merchandise, garbage bags and gloves to the East New Britain Sea Keepers Association.

Emma Oliver, Founder of ENB Sea Keepers, while thanking the bank for recognising the significance of their environmental work, said they exceeded their target of rubbish collection.

She also emphasised the importance of the Ialakua beach front to the community.

New Leadership Team for POM Nature Park

The new leadership team including are set to steer the organization towards its mission of safeguarding PNG's unique environment through conservation, education, and recreation. The three prominent additions to the board are:

Chairman - Lorna McPherson Senior Vice President - Chief of Sales at Digicel

Director - George Constantinou Group Chairman and Governing Director of Constantinou Group of Companies; Chairman and Managing Director of Hebou Construction and Monier Limited

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Parkop expressed his concerns during a Press Conference hosted by the Minister for Environment Conservation and Climate Change, Wera Mori in Port Moresby.

Recently while focusing on issues of Climate Change affecting Bougainvlle, Parkop raised concerns about the degradation of the forests, expressing that not enough is being done about its conservation. 

Sepik Wetlands Management Area faced with challenges

SWMA was formed in 1998 as a community-based organisation (CBO) in Ambunti, East Sepik Province and registered with the Investment Promotion Authority.

It is the only conservation CBO that is involved in the protection of the pristine mighty Sepik River, the wetland resources and population of over 500,000 people living along the Sepik River. 

SWMA officer Jerry Wana revealed at the a consultative workshop on Protected Areas underway this week in Port Moresby that they’re faced with limited funding to undertake some of SWMI’s work.