Wau Ecology Institute

Wau Ecology Institute (WEI) was established at Wau, Morobe Province, in 1971 by the Bishop Museum, Hawaii, USA. In 1990 it was supported by the Bishop Museum, the Smithsonian Museum (also USA), UPNG and PNG UNITECH. WEI conducts research, publishes reports and hosts conferences. Projects have included studies of PNG mammals, insects, orchids and subsistence agriculture techniques.

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