Forests / Papua New Guinea

The Great PNG Land Grab

Only the Amazon and Congo basins rival Papua New Guinea for pristine tropical wilderness. But 5 million hectares of jungle is under threat from land grabs and logging. The Government is under pressure to tear up illegal leases – but the chainsaws haven’t paused. (Please excuse this dodgy archive link – following the eradication of The Global Mail archive it’s the best I can find – not pretty but words are all there.)