The Butterfly Effect: Reportage from PNG for Griffith Review ‘Writing The Country’
Agriculture / Climate change / Forests / Health / Human Rights / Papua New Guinea

The Butterfly Effect: Reportage from PNG for Griffith Review ‘Writing The Country’

This latest edition of Griffith Review is dedicated to nature writing, exploring a range of environments, investigating “how these places are changing and what they might become; what is flourishing and what is at risk”. It was a chance for me to reflect on the critical but complex business of conservation in PNG, visiting landscape, … Continue reading

Epidemic of corruption causing health emergency across PNG: New York Times
Health / Human Rights / Papua New Guinea / Polio

Epidemic of corruption causing health emergency across PNG: New York Times

As a serial visitor and close observer of PNG, I’ve been tuned in to the growing distress and anger of health workers at the collapse of supply lines of basic medicines and equipment to hospitals and clinics right across the country. Social media has been churning with reports of desperate and often grieving families. All … Continue reading