Region

Papua New Guinea

  • PNG demonstrating global leadership on climate action

    March 03, 2019

    Why action against climate change is so important and how partners are helping the people of Papua New Guinea? A man in East New Britain says to his son, ‘the wet seasons do not come when they should and the sun feels hotter than when I was your age.’ They stand overlooking their vegetable garden. […]

  • Changing Climate, Changing Home

    February 23, 2019

    By Roline Likas, InfoPacific TIGAK ISLANDS, Papua New Guinea–The Pacific Islanders face some of the most dire consequences of rising seas—from flooding to disruptions on various islands, saltwater intrusion and the inevitable relocation of people from disappearing shorelines. They face similar challenges from the changing climate, yet these are exacerbated by their remoteness and smallness. […]

  • Coastal villagers in Papua New Guinea struggle to confront climate change

    October 02, 2018

    By Roline Likas NBC New Ireland, Papua New Guinea Over 200,000 people live in the New Ireland Province north of mainland Papua New Guinea which is surrounded by the Bismarck Sea. Climate change poses a challenge to the lives and livelihoods of the people in the communities, particularly in Panachais Village, which is vulnerable to […]

  • Papua New Guinea: The Journey to Resilient Cocoa Clones

    August 02, 2018

    By Yombi Kep. Post Courier, Papua New Guinea As I carefully walked down the steep, newly cleared mountain slope, I took in the thick majestic rainforest laid before me. The sight reminded me of my village, away from the skyscrapers and the noise of the city. My eyes took in the vast expanse. Arriving at […]

  • The Island Way of Addressing Climate Change

    July 26, 2017

    By: Quintina Naime, LoopPNG The people of Mbuke Island in Manus Province, Papua New Guinea are making progress through adaption and mitigation efforts to address climate change. The Mbuke islanders have silently suffered the long term effects of climate change, caused by global warming, for over five decades now. With a population of 420, the […]