Communities Unite to Save Papua New Guinea’s Forests from Logging

A group of villages in Papua New Guinea decided to protect their damaged rainforests from future clearcuts. A photographer captured that work in action.

Annette Ruzicka and Eric Seeger

Forest Soundscapes Hold the Key for Biodiversity Monitoring

New research from Nature Conservancy scientists indicates that forest fragmentation drives distinct changes in the dawn and dusk choruses of forests in Papua New Guinea.

Justine E. Hausheer

Kumuls on Camera: Photographing Birds-of-Paradise in Papua New Guinea

Two birders set out to capture camera trap footage of a bird-of-paradise. The anticipation nearly kills them both.

Justine E. Hausheer

Extreme Birding: Entering Un-Birded Territory in Papua New Guinea

The Papua New Guinea rainforest isn’t your grandpa’s birding. Science writer Justine Hausheer enumerates the trials, travails, and thrills of birding in un-birded territory.

Justine E. Hausheer

A Sing-sing Welcome in Iwarame

Conservancy scientists receive an unforgettable welcome in Papua New Guinea.

Justine E. Hausheer

Journey to Musiamunat: Trekking into the Adelbert Mountains

Follow Conservancy scientists on a three-day trek into Papua New Guinea’s Adelbert Mountains, one of the most remote and hard-to-access places that the Conservancy works.

Justine E. Hausheer

A Day in the Life of a Field Scientist – Papua New Guinea Edition

Ever wonder what it’s like to spend two weeks doing scientific fieldwork in the rainforests of Papua New Guinea? Now you know.

Justine E. Hausheer

Bioacoustics for Conservation Land-Use Planning

Conservancy scientists are using innovative acoustic sampling data to inform conservation land use planning in Papua New Guinea’s rainforests.

Justine E. Hausheer

Eavesdropping on the Sounds of the Rainforest

Nature Conservancy scientists venture deep into the mountains of Papua New Guinea to record the soundscape of the forest, gathering biodiversity data for conservation land-use planning.

Justine E. Hausheer