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The BioRap Biodiversity Assessment and Planning Study for Papua New Guinea

Faith, Daniel P; Nix, Henry A; Margules, Chris; Hutchinson, Michael; Walker, Paul A; West, Judith G; Natera, G; Stein, Janet; Kesteven, Jennifer; Allison, A

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PAPUA New Guinea (PNG) has an incredible variety of land and marine ecosystems, including many components of biodiversity that are unique in the world. PNG's land mass constitutes less than one percent of the world's land area, yet estimates suggest that the country has more than 5% of the world's biodiversity. PNG has been recognized therefore as an important region for biodiversity conservation (see Alcorn 1993; Beehler 1993 and references within). Recently, Conservation International...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/64102
Source: Pacific Conservation Biology

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