Park commemorates day by planting rainforest trees

THE Port Moresby Nature Park commemorated World Environment Day on Friday by planting rainforest trees to launch an expansion project there.
The park management said this was in partnership with the Conservation and Environment Protection Authority (Cepa), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the National Capital District Commission (NCDC).
The park’s chief executive officer Michelle McGeorge noted that its role was to be an ambassador for wildlife and biodiversity conservation.
“Through the Nature Park, we are able to connect people to nature, increase their knowledge and understanding of the issues of threats to the environment and climate-change impacts and most importantly, provide people with the tools to take action to save wildlife and the environment,” she said…

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