Guest Research Scientist
Associate senior lecturer Cenderawasih University, Papua, Indonesia
Ph.D. (Ecology and Nature Conservation), University of Göttingen, Germany
M.Sc. (Tropical Wildlife), Integrated Forestry and Agriculture Program, University of Göttingen, Germany
B.Sc. (Biology), University of Manado, Indonesia
Current project/program
Integrating forest management with biodiversity education in Indonesia (DAAD University Partnership Program)
Ethnoecology of New Guinea Singing Dogs (NGHWDF USA, Cenderawasih University, PT Freeport)

Selected Publications:

Parsch C., Wagner B., Pangau-Adam M., Nitschke C., Kreft H., Schrader J. (2022). Papua at the crossroads: A plea for systematic conservation planning in one of the largest remaining areas of tropical rainforest. Frontiers in Forest and Global Change 5: 763131.

Pangau-Adam M., Flassy M., Trei J.-N., Waltert M., Soofi M. (2022). The role of the introduced rusa deer Cervus timorensis for wildlife hunting in West Papua, Indonesia. Ecological Solutions and Evidence 3: e12118.

Pangau-Adam M, Slowik J, Waltert M (2021). Negative effects of logging on bird dispersed trees in northern Papuan lowland forest. Tropical Conservation Science 14:1-9

Surbaktia S.,Parker H.G.,McIntyre J.K., Maurya H.K., Cairns K.M., Selvig M., Pangau-Adam M., Safonpo A., Numberi L., Runtuboi D.Y.P., Davis B.W., Ostrander E.A. (2020). New Guinea highland wild dogs are the original New Guinea singing dogs. PNAS 117: 24369–24376 Media Coverage: [Science Magazine]

Pangau-Adam M, Brodie JF (2019). Threats to the populations of two endemic brushturkey species in Indonesian New Guinea. Asian Journal of Conservation Biology 12 (4): 488-492.

Brodie JF, Helmy O, Pangau-Adam M, Ugiek G, Froese G, Granados A, Mohd-Azlan J, Bernard H, Giordano AJ, Mustafa AH (2018). Crossing the (Wallace) line: local abundance and distribution of mammals across biogeographic barriers. Biotropica 50(1): 116–124

Pangau-Adam M., Mühlenberg M. and Waltert M. 2015. Rainforest disturbance affects population density of the northern cassowary (Casuarius unappendiculatus) in Papua, Indonesia. Oryx 49: 735-742.

Pangau-Adam M, Mühlenberg M (2014). Palm species in the diet of the northern cassowary Casuarius unappendiculatus in Jayapura region, Papua, Indonesia. PALMS 58: 19-26.

Pangau-Adam M, Noske R, Mühlenberg M, (2012). Wildmeat or Bushmeat? Subsistence hunting and commercial harvesting in Papua, Indonesia. Human Ecology 40: 611-621.

Pangau-Adam M, Noske R (2010). Wildlife Hunting and Bird Trade in Northern Papua. In: Ethno-ornithology: Global studies in Indigenous ornithology, culture, society and conservation, eds. Tidemann S, Gosler A, Gosford R. Earthscan, London, pp 73-85.

Pangau-Adam M, Burton JA (2010). Terrestrial mammal diversity in Sulawesi, Indonesia: Threats to endemic species. In Biological Diversity and Nature Conservation: theory and practice, Eds. Spellerberg I, Mühlenberg M, Dgebuadze Y, Slowik J). Pensof, Moscow, pp. 95-108.

Pangau-Adam M, Waltert M, Mühlenberg M (2006). Nest predation risk on ground and shrub nests in forest margin areas of Sulawesi, Indonesia. Biodiversity and Conservation 15: 4143-4158. DOI:10.1007/s10531-005-3370-z