Deforestation for potential rubber plantation raises concerns in Papua New Guinea Since 2018, a Malaysian timber company called Maxland has been clearing primary forest on an island off the coast of Papua New Guinea. The plan is to develop a rubber plantation that proponents say will bring income and provide jobs, but skeptics of the […]
Climate Change Development in Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea is identified as one of the most vulnerable countries in the wake of global climate crisis. Lack of basic government services in the most remote parts of the country has further deteriorated isolated communities and increased the vulnerability.