Media reports

  Media reports authored by paraecologists and PNG students
  Short newspaper reports on activities of New Guinea Binatang Research Center 
  Media reports on research 
  Short newspaper reports on activities of New Guinea Binatang Research Center 


Media reports authored by paraecologists and PNG students
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Auga, J. (2002) PNG Entomologist i wok long Wes Papua sevei. Wantok 13 July 2002, p. 4 
           [ pdf file ]
Auga, J., Boen, W. K., Dal, C. D., Manumbor, M. I. & Molem, K. S. (1998) The importance of 
           leaf chewing insects in the lowland rainforest of Papua New Guinea. The New Guinea 
           Tropical Ecology and Biodiversity Digest 5, 5-6. [ pdf file ]
Boen, W. K. (1999) PNG bai stap olsem wanem bihain taim? Wantok , 20 May 1999, p. 28. 
           [ pdf file ]
Bito, D. (2006) Research on the last frontier. I, science. The Imperial College Science 
           Magazine, Spring 2006, 4:16-17 [ pdf file 2.1 MB ]
Dahl, C. (2009) The frog and moth of Mt. Wilhelm National Park. Post-Courier December 5, 2009
           [ pdf file ]

Short newspaper reports on activities of New Guinea Binatang Research Center
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Anonymous (2000): In the spotlight: The Paraecologist Training Center devoted to training 
           Papua New Guinean parataxonomists. Diwai Newsletter, 2000(4), p. 3. [ pdf file ]
Basset, Y. (1998) From different worlds... A Guyanese parataxonomist in Papua New Guinea. 
           Guyana Chronicle, July 19, 1998 [ pdf file 1.0 MB ]
Hulcr, J. & Janda, M. (2002) Science enters the village. Paradise Magazine No. 153, 3-4.
           [ pdf file ]  
           Also on-line at Papua New Guinea Tourism and Business Directory  
           [ http://www.pngbd.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&postid=18999#post18999 ]
Mack, A. (2002) Understanding tropical ecosystems: Study of PNG insects and plants 
           improves knowledge of tropical biology across the world. Post-Courier, July 12-14, 
           2002, p. 29. [ pdf file ]
Miller, S. E. (2001) Building Expertise at Research Locations: Relying upon Parataxonomists. 
           National Museum of Natural History (Washington) Research Highlights at 
           [ http://www.mnh.si.edu/highlight/parataxonomy/index.html ] . [ pdf file ]
Novotny, V. (2000) Surrounded by insects all day, dreaming about them all night: 
           parataxonomists at work in Madang. PNG Business, April, p. 8. [ pdf file 1.0 MB ]
Novotny, V. (2000) Ol binatang kisim nem bilong Madang. Wantok, April 13, p. 8 
           [ pdf file 1.9 MB ]
Novotny, V. (2000) The Parataxonomist Training Center opens in Madang. The New Guinea 
           Tropical Ecology and Biodiversity Digest 9, 6-7. [ pdf file ]
Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. (1998) From different words. Mangi binatang work together in 
           Madang. The Independent (PNG), July 10, 1998 Issue 164, p.8. [ pdf file ]
Sinebare, E. (2001) Simbu bataplai fam trening… Mama Graun Nius 5, 1-3 [ pdf file 1.3 MB ]
Weiblen, G. (2001) People and plants in Papua New Guinea. Imprint 18, 2-5. [ pdf file ] 

Media reports on research:
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selected reports on American Naturalist (2010) 176: 90-95 paper 
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May, R.M. (2010) Tropical Arthropod Species, More or Less, Science 239, 41–42.
           [ pdf file ]
Fields, H. (2010). Life’s pageant not so rich. ScienceNOW, Science (online only, May 21, 2010). 
           [ link ]
Zukerman, W. (2010). Species count slashed. New Scientist 202 (2764), 4. (12 June 2010). 
           [ link ]
Miner, M. (2010). Earth holds less biodiversity than thought. Cosmos (May 31, 2010). 
           [ link ]
Leong, M. (2010). Fewer species on Earth than thought. Australian Geographic. (June 1, 2010). 
           [ link ]
selected reports on Nature (2007) 448:692 paper [ pdf file ]
ScienceDaily (internet) Rainforest Biodiversity Shows Differing Patterns [ pdf file ]
selected reports on Science (2006) 313:1115 paper [ pdf file ]
The New York Times, July 25, 2006, More plants, more bugs. [ pdf file ]
Hindu Times, July 20, 2006: Direct link established between tropical tree and insect diversity. 
           [ pdf file ]
LiveScience (internet), July 20, 2006 Insect herbivory [ pdf file ]
Spektrumdirekt: die Wissenschaftszeitung im Internet. Daniel Lingenhöhl: Das große Krabbeln. 
           Warum leben so viele Insekten in tropischen Regenwäldern? 18 Juli 2006. 
Elements of Science (internet), Giljarov, A. Why there are so many insect species in tropical 
           forests? [in Russian] [ pdf file ]
Roslin, T. (2003) Herbivory passing the limits. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17, 355. 
           [ pdf file ]
selected reports on the Nature (2002) 416,841 paper [ pdf file ]
Anonymus (2002): Six years of research in Papua New Guinea published in Nature. 
           Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute News, 3 May, 2002, p. 1-2. [ pdf file 1.3 MB ]
Anonymus (2002) Forscher korrigieren Insektenzahl. Der Speigel [ pdf file ]
Anonymus (2002) Scientists find fewer tropical insect species than expected. Entomological 
           Society of America Newsletter 25 [ pdf file ]
Kirby, A. (2002) Insect species 'fewer than thought' BBC [ pdf file ]
Ritter, M. (2002) There may be fewer insect species. Los Angeles Times [ pdf file ]

Short newspaper reports on activities of New Guinea Binatang Research Center
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Researchers return. By Lucy Kapi. The National, 19 September 2002, p. 7 [ pdf file ]
Radio Madang, programme about the Parataxonomist Training Center, October 2002
UK grants K1.5m biodiversity aid. Post-Courier, 2 April 2001, p. 6 [ pdf file ]
Britain funds eco project. Post-Courier, 23 May 2001, p. 8 [ pdf file ]
Britain to fund biodiversity study. Diwai 2001(3), 2 [ pdf file ]
Madang pair off to UK. Independent, 12 July 2001 [ pdf file ]
Local scientists bound for UK. Post-Courier, 26 July 2001 [ pdf file ]
Tupela man Madang go stadi long UK. Wantok, 2 August 2001 [ pdf file ]
Village in a first. Post-Courier, 14 August 2001, p. 5 [ pdf file ]
Britain to fund biodiversity study. The National, 21 May 2001 [ pdf file ]
Preserving the biodiversity of Papua New Guinea. The University of Sussex Newsletter, 
           25 May 2001 [ pdf file ]