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PNGIBR’s Miriam Supuma Interviewed

PNGIBR's Miriam Supuma Interviewed

PNGIBR Co-Director and Co-Founder Miriam Supuma was interviewd by about the Birds of the Gods, the PBS Nature Series program broadcast on PBS January 23, 2011 in the USA.Read Miriam’s Interview on the PBS website.

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With great sadness…

With great sadness...

It is with great sadness that we must announce that Paul Igag, a founding member of PNGIBR passed away on October 29, 2010. Paul was PNG’s first national ornithologist. He was one of the first scientific staff at the young Research and Conservation Foundation of PNG, then […]

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BBC Documentary

BBC Documentary

BBC just launched a new documentary in January 2010 featuring Miriam Supuma and Paul Igag from PNGIBR! Natural World 2009-2010 Part 8:  Birds of Paradise, narrated by David Attenborough Here are some  links and  documentary review excerpts highlighting Mimi and Paul: Last Night’s TV – Natural World: […]

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Katayo Sagata and Muse Opiang have each been awarded scholarships to pursue PhD degrees in Australia

Katayo Sagata and Muse Opiang have each been awarded scholarships to pursue PhD degrees in Australia

Katayo has been awarded a LaTrobe University Powwwraduate Full Fee Research Scholarship.  He will begin his PhD studies at LaTrobe in Melbourne, Australia in June 2010.   Mr. Sagata’s PhD research topic will examine the potential impact of climate change on honeydew production and utilization in acacia woodlands.  […]

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News from 2009

News from 2009

In 2009 Samoa Asigau and Junior Novera were awarded scholarships to pursue Masters degrees overseas Ms. Samoa Asigau, a PNGIBR Honours student, was offered two prestigious scholarships– a Fulbright Scholarship and a United States South Pacific Scholarship (USSP) offered by the East-West Centre in Hawaii.  She chose […]

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PNGIBR • Papua New Guinea Institute of Biological Research
PO Box 1550 • GOROKA • EHP 441 • Papua New Guinea
Phone +675-532-3836 • Fax +675-532-3837 • pngibr@pngibr.org

 
The Papua New Guinea Institute of Biological Research (PNGIBR) is a PNG-based not for profit association formed to
ensure a biologically sustainable future for Papua New Guinea. 

We conduct research • Train PNG biologists & conservationists • Ensure information is shared with policy makers, landowners and PNG citizens
 • Integrate traditional knowledge & customs with modern concepts of conservation