30 Dec '17, 7pm

Papua New Guinea gets its largest-ever conservation area

Papua New Guinea has been granted its largest-ever conservation area, a 3,600-square kilometer (1,390-square mile) protected area of rainforest in the country’s southeast that stretches from near the ocean up into the mountains. Called Managalas Conservation Area, the move is being celebrated by conservation organizations and local communities that have been working for 32 years to establish more protections for the region. Managalas Conservation Area was officially declared on November 29 by Minister for Environment and Climate John Pundari and Northern Governor Gary Juffa at Itokama village. “Without environment, and without you and I, we will never enjoy the blessings of life,” said Pundari, as reported by PNG’s Post-Courier . “If we lose [the environment], we lose ourselves and that is also a global message.” Local communities held a party following the announcement to...

Full article: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/12/papua-new-guinea-gets-i...

Tweets

First Post ever.

watchprosite.com 02 Jan '18, 12am

By: Luis6 : January 1st, 2018-15:54 And your first post is a very nice photo. Snowflake in the snow. Apropos!

Our 10 most popular conservation stories of 2017

Our 10 most popular conservation stories of 2017

news.mongabay.com 31 Dec '17, 5am

In 2017 Mongabay published more than 1,300 stories in English. We averaged 2.7 million monthly visitors to our news conten...

It's official: the `destroy_session` method has...

api.rubyonrails.org 05 Jan '18, 5pm

This cookie-based session store is the Rails default. It is dramatically faster than the alternatives. Sessions typically ...

London to New York: now more comfortable than ever

London to New York: now more comfortable than ever

aluxurytravelblog.com 09 Jan '18, 9am

The new Club World amenity kits come in a bespoke bag from The White Company and contain products from the retailer’s ‘Res...

Support BirdLife International's conservation work today!:

Support BirdLife International's conservation w...

birdlife.org 07 Jan '18, 1pm

Your support is critical to ensure that BirdLife International can continue its work, delivering high impact and long-term...

[2 years ago] Komodo dragon: one of Indonesia’s...

news.mongabay.com 31 Dec '17, 12am

Many of the world’s top predators are gravely endangered and in decline. In addition, most of Indonesia’s large-bodied ani...

New Balance ".9" Pack Gets 990v3 Soles

New Balance ".9" Pack Gets 990v3 Soles

hypebeast.com 30 Dec '17, 10pm

Continuing a color-blocking season, New Balance drops its all-new “.9” pack, reworking familiar silhouettes with 990v3 sol...

From the archives... Why You Should Never, Ever...

koozai.com 29 Dec '17, 1pm

I would disagree with this – personally I think all contracts have an element of risk involved, everyone wants to get resu...

Would you like to help paint a milepost in your area? Find out more:

Would you like to help paint a milepost in your...

sustrans.org.uk 06 Jan '18, 10am

There are a number of quick and easy ways that many of us can help to look after the National Cycle Network in Scotland. I...