Category Archives: PNG

See what the Critics say about the PNG Kumuls

FULL TIME! Samoa 38 beat PNG 4 at Craven Park. #PNGSam #RLWC2013 — Rugby League Week (@LeagueWeek) November 4, 2013 World Cup Group B: PNG 4-38 Samoa; FT: Disappointing game. Samoa took their chances, PNG needs Mal Meninga to play #rlwc2013 — Charlie … Continue reading

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Semalparity – Reproductive Suicide

Talk about sex till you drop or die making babies…God knows what other phrase one can make about this but this is very interesting. Four different insect-eating marsupials (in the genuses Antechinus, Phascogale and Dasykaluta) from Australia, Papua New Guinea … Continue reading

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Marine Science Short Course Program

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38 yeard old, but still being told what to do

A deal was signed at 5pm on a Friday afternoon when most people were on their way to their houses for the weekend. The deal (can download copy here), Australia, closing its doors to immigerants who travel to Australia by … Continue reading

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Shark Calling Festival – New Ireland Province

Do a goggle search on the Shark Callers of Kontu, and you find a hand full of videos and two very brief reports that do not really talk about the traditional art of shark calling, but provide information on sharks … Continue reading

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Deep Sea Mining resurfaces

Talks of the potential for deep sea mining are back on the discussion table. Here is a very good interview with different scientists both for and against deep sea mining for Mangenese nodules and Seafloor massive sulphide deposits. (Listen here)

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Solar Elcipse, Port Moresby

Port Moresby, the capital city of Papua New Guinea was treated to a rare phenomeon this morning with a spectular Solar eclipse.

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Prodigal Son Returns

When BomaiCruz was first set up some four years ago, I had it in my mind to use this blog to convey my experiences travelling the world and working with different groups of people.  I was supposed to be a … Continue reading

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Beneath Kimbe Bay, a perfect natural wonder

Extracts from “Coral Crucible” by Din Silcock – Airlines PNG inflight magazine vol 22, 2012 Surveys by famous marine biologists like Professor Charles Veron and Dr Jerry Allen and respected organisations like The Nature Conservancy, have helped to establish a … Continue reading

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Missing in the line of duty: Mysterious case of 5 missing scientists in Papua New Guinea

A little over a year ago, five Papua New Guinean scientists together with a boat operator and one extra person perished in the seas of West New Britain. These five were members of the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Institute of … Continue reading

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