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PNG failing to fight graft, police abuse: rights group

Corruption and police abuse will only end in Papua New Guinea when officials are held accountable for their actions, Human Rights Watch said Friday, accusing the government of failing to protect victims. Dozens of people were injured...Show More Summary

Jackson Butler’s Year In Review - Editor's Rating: 80

Hawaii, Papua New Guinea, France, California and more. The post Jackson Butler’s Year In Review appeared first on SURFING Magazine.

Australia, Papua New Guinea Team-Up to fight illegal fishing

The Australian Border Force (ABF) and the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Defence Force Maritime Element conducted a PNG Government led joint patrol to identify and intercept Vietnamese illegal fishing vessels operating in the vicinity of Budi Budi Island (an Atoll) in Milne Bay.

Tropical CO2 seeps reveal the impact of ocean acidification on coral reef invertebrate recruitment

Highlights CO2 seeps at two coral reefs in Papua New Guinea were used as natural analogues of ocean acidification. Elevated CO2 affected recruitment in marine invertebrate communities. Calcified recruits of reef-dwelling Foraminifera, polychaetes, gastropods, and bivalves were vulnerable to acidification. Show More Summary

Asylum seekers riot at Papua New Guinea detention camp

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asylum seekers held at a Papua New Guinea detention center briefly took control of two compounds and expelled guards following the death of a refugee who fell ill at the center, Papua New Guinea police said on Sun...

Papua New Guinea quake causes small tsunami, no damage

A powerful earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, generating a small tsunami and knocking out power in parts of the Pacific island nation. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake hits off Papau New Guinea

People living along Papua New Guinea's coastline fled to higher ground on Saturday after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck east of the Pacific nation, triggering a tsunami warning for parts of its archipelago. A couple of hours after...Show More Summary

No damage after powerful quake hits off Papua New Guinea

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A very strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea, and a tsunami threat has been issued to areas near the epicenter        

Massive Magnitude 7.9 Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea, Tsunami Warnings Issued Across The Region [Breaking]

Just nine days after a magnitude 8.0 earthquake hit the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific ocean, we now have reports of another massive earthquake in the region. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has confirmed a major magnitude 7.9 earthquake in the New Ireland region of Papua New Guinea. Show More Summary

Powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake hits off Papau New Guinea

Dec 17 (Reuters) - A magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck 157 km (98 miles) east of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, prompting a warning about tsunami waves in the region. "Widespread hazardous tsunami...Show More Summary

Quake hits east of Papua New Guinea, tsunami warnings scaled back

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 struck 157 km (98 miles) east of Rabaul in Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, prompting a warning about tsunami waves across parts of the archipelago.

Powerful earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea

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The magnitude 7.9 earthquake prompts a tsunami warning in Papua New Guinea and nearby areas.

7.9 earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea; tsunami threat issued

A powerful earthquake struck off the coast of the Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, and a tsunami threat was issued to areas near the epicenter. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.  The magnitude-7.9 quake struck 46 kilometers (29 miles) east of Taron in...

Magnitude 8.0 quake hits east of Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued

(Reuters) - A magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck 157 km (98 miles) east of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, prompting a warning about tsunami waves in the region.

Volleyball helps foster social change in Papua New Guinea

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Lausanne, Switzerland, December 8, 2016 – International charity WaterAid is using volleyball to reach remote areas with its sanitation and disease control programme.

ExxonMobil Sees PNG LNG Producing at 16 pct Above Nameplate

ExxonMobil expects to deliver 7.9 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas from Papua New Guinea this year, around 14 percent above nameplate capacity of its PNG LNG plant,  says a report in Reuter's quoting the company's PNG head. The PNG LNG plant…

New study shows ocean acidification accelerates erosion of coral reefs

Scientists studying naturally high carbon dioxide coral reefs in Papua New Guinea found that erosion of essential habitat is accelerated in these highly acidified waters, even as coral growth continues to slow. The new research by the...Show More Summary

New study shows ocean acidification accelerates erosion of coral reefs

(University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science) Scientists studying naturally high carbon dioxide coral reefs in Papua New Guinea found that erosion of essential habitat is accelerated in these highly acidified waters, even as coral growth continues to slow. Show More Summary

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