By Andrew J. Marshall,Bruce M. Beehler
Designed for college kids of conservation, environmental employees, and educational researchers, it's a richly unique textual content, dense with biogeographical info, ancient reference, and clean perception in this complex and fabulous sector. we are hoping it's going to serve to elevate knowledge of Papua on a world in addition to neighborhood scale, and to catalyze powerful conservation of its most valuable normal assets.
New Guinea is the most important and maximum tropical island, and one of many final nice desert components closing on the earth. Papua, the western half New Guinea, is noteworthy for its equatorial glaciers, its big forested floodplains, its enforcing important mountain variety, its Raja Ampat Archipelago, and its a number of hundred conventional forest-dwelling societies. one of many wildest locations left on this planet, Papua possesses outstanding organic and cultural diversity.
Today, Papua’s atmosphere is less than risk from starting to be open air pressures to use its expansive forests and to advance huge plantations of oil palm and biofuels. it is vital that Papua’s management stability financial improvement with stable source administration, to make sure the long term future health of its culturally assorted populace.
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