Papua New Guinea

Climate Change

Understanding the human side of climate change relocation

Papua New Guinea inhabitants are in a race against climate change as they continue to lose their land to rising sea levels and coastal erosion. Since 1994, the islanders of the seven atolls have lost about 50% of their land. In an effort to relocate from a no longer habitable environment, they face devastating economic and political obstacles.

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Arts, Culture & Media

Strange new species

An expedition team, just back from a trip to Papua New Guinea, has discovered some new species� Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the team leader, George McGavin of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Papua New Guinea. Five men who set sail from Papua New Guinea have been rescued after more than 2 months adrift. A doctor says another day drifting and they probably wouldn't have survived. Anchor Jeb Sharp has details.

Chasing Kangaroos

Kangaroos, like humans, are one of the only mammals that get around on two legs. But about ten species of this marsupial have also evolved to live in trees. Author Sy Montgomery traveled with scientist Lisa Dabek to the ancient cloud forest of Papua New G