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The State of the Forests of Papua New Guinea 2014: Measuring change over the period 2002-2014

Shearman, Philip; Bryan, Jane E.


Massive changes are afoot in the World's ecosystems. Humans are warming the climate system to a degree that threatens our survival by burning fossil fuels and clearing and logging ever more forest. One of the largest remaining areas of tropical forests, some 28 million hectares, is found in New Guinea. While in recent decades this nation has seen significant deforestation and forest degradation, when compared with other nations, much of PNG's forests remain relatively intact. Given the ongoing...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Book


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