Land of the Unexpected: Impressions from Papua New Guinea
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Join Dr. Roland Treu, Associate Professor, Biology, Centre for Science, on a journey through the Melanesian paradise of Papua New Guinea, a little known country in the south Pacific with a startling biodiversity. Drawing on research conducted over six years, Roland will introduce the natural history of the area and its people with their unique traditions. Threatened natural treasures will be discussed, including why more than 700 languages may soon vanish from the earth.