By Andrew J. Marshall,Bruce M. Beehler

The Ecology of Papua offers a accomplished evaluate of present medical wisdom on all elements of the average background of western (Indonesian) New Guinea.

Designed for college students of conservation, environmental employees, and educational researchers, it's a richly exact textual content, dense with biogeographical info, ancient reference, and clean perception in this advanced and amazing sector. we are hoping it is going to serve to elevate understanding of Papua on a world in addition to neighborhood scale, and to catalyze potent conservation of its Most worthy average assets.

New Guinea is the most important and optimum tropical island, and one of many final nice wasteland parts last in the world. Papua, the western half New Guinea, is noteworthy for its equatorial glaciers, its immense forested floodplains, its enforcing principal mountain diversity, its Raja Ampat Archipelago, and its numerous hundred conventional forest-dwelling societies. one of many wildest areas left on the planet, Papua possesses notable organic and cultural diversity.

Today, Papua’s setting is less than hazard from turning out to be outdoor pressures to use its expansive forests and to strengthen huge plantations of oil palm and biofuels. it will be important that Papua’s management stability monetary improvement with strong source administration, to make sure the long term health and wellbeing of its culturally assorted populace.

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