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 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority

Considered as one of the world’s biodiversity rich countr
ies, Papua New
Guinea ranks among the megadiverse countries and the last frontiers for
biodiversity conservation. This land of diversity hosts 6
8% of the global
species, hosts one
sixth of known languages, and rivals Borneo, the Amazon
and the Congo in t
erms of biodiversity wealth. PNG comprises the eastern
half of the largest tropical island on earth, along with hundreds of smaller

 The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

In 2018, the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) adopted a decision on protected areas and other