“Gwala” is the traditional practice of temporarily closing off a reef when it begins to show signs of decline, allowing the ecosystem to recover.
In one of the world’s richest natural environments, a rare step is being taken to empower local people to protect it.
Most Papua New Guineans grow their own food, so they feel the effects of unpredictable weather firsthand.
As a record drought decimates crop yields in Papua New Guinea, many families are relying on the ocean as a safety net.
By targeting men, sustainability projects ignore women’s frequent interaction with nature — and their potential role as advocates for its protection.
Clans defied tradition to create YUS Conservation Area in Papua New Guinea. Now it’s paying off.
This global map shows where marine biodiversity is most threatened by human activities.
In his new book, the author and CI board member compares aspects of traditional cultures with the modern world.
CI reports from the International Coral Reef Symposium.
The Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program’s new project — supported by CI — provides income for some of the most remote communities on Earth.