Papua New Guinea
By Marilyn White
About Papua New Guinea
Gulf of Papua
Great Papua Plateau
Owen Stanley range
Animals and plants unique to Papua New Guinea
Animals- fauna and the striking blue fish.
People and languages
Ethnic groups- Melanesians, Negritos, Micronesians, and Polynesians.
Languages- English, Tok Pisin, and Hiri Motu.
farming- coffee and fishing
Industry- agriculture, forestry, fisheries, mining, quarrying, petroleum, manufacturing, electricity, gas, construction, wholesale and retail trade, transport, storage, imports
Mining- some of the worlds richest mineral reserves
Tourism- tourism is fledging but there are many attractions for potential visitors
Religion and education
Education- there is quite some tribal society in New Guinea, so practical skills, social behavior, and spiritual beliefs are highly incorporated in their education which makes them unique from American education systems.
Food- diets throughout Papua New Guinea are largely vegetarian. Taro, sago, and yams are the three staple foods. People who live near rivers, though, eat a lot of fish and crab meat.