Largest Group of Beck’s Petrel Ever Recorded


Though only rediscovered in 2007, Beck’s Petrel appears to have made a significant comeback. The largest group ever recorded was recently found in southern New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

For more visit:
http://www.wildlifeextra.com/go/news/becks-petrel-2012.html

Article: Papua New Guinea – Bagana Volcano Eruption


The following link is to an article reporting on the eruption of the Bagana Volcano in Papua New Guinea. The photo from a satellite in the article is brilliant.

For more visit:
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=77975

Article: New Gecko Discovered on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea


The following link is to an article reporting on the discovery of a new Gecko known as the Bumblebee Gecko (Nactus kunan) on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea.

For more, visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0418-new_gecko_png.html