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In Imperiled Forests of Borneo, A Rich Tropical Eden Endures
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, Borneo, tropical rainforests, environment, ecosystems, conservation, habitat, humans, nature, protection, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 283 days ago - e360.yale.edu
In Borneo's Danum Valley -- one of the last, untouched forest reserves in a region ravaged by logging and oil palm cultivation -- a team of international and Malaysian scientists is fighting to preserve an area of stunning biodiversity.
ECO-ACTIVISM: Celebrities Aim to Raise $1.6 Million to Keep Orangutan Forests From the the Chopping Block in Borneo
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISM, rainforests, Borneo, world, protection, environment, conservation, ecosystems, green, government, GoodNews, nature )

Cal
- 363 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Sir David Attenborough, Bill Oddie and Chris Packham are supporting an effort to save the orangutan from extinction by raising £1m in just two weeks.
Coal Railway Could Cause 'Ecological Disaster' in Indonesian Borneo, Warn Environmentalists
Environment  (tags: habitat, habitatdestruction, coal, Borneo, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, pollution, protection, politics, government, greenhousegases, green )

Cal
- 365 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Activists have urged the Indonesian government to cancel or reassess plans to build a 148-kilometer coal railway in Indonesian Borneo, claiming the project will be an "ecological disaster" that will destroy watersheds and lead to increased coal exploitat
Inside Malaysia's Shadow State
Environment  (tags: Sarawak, Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud, Malaysia, Borneo, logging, corruption, devastation )

Dandelion
- 463 days ago - globalwitness.org
For 30 years, Sarawak has been governed by Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud, who controls all land classification. Under his tenure, Sarawak has experienced some of the most intense rates of logging seen anywhere in the world.
A Desperate Effort to Save the Rainforest of Borneo
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Borneo, trees, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, nature, humans, world, protection, forests, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction, green )

Cal
- 839 days ago - e360.yale.edu
The once-magnificent tropical forests of Borneo have been decimated by rampant logging and clearing for oil palm plantations. But in the Malaysian state of Sabah, a top official is fighting to reverse that trend by bringing sustainable forestry to the bel
US and Indonesia Announce $28.5 Million Debt Swap to Protect Borneo's Tropical Forests
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, habitat, nature, protection, Borneo )

Cher
- 1098 days ago - wwf.panda.org
The Nature Conservancy and WWF are joining with the Indonesian and US Governments today to sign a debt-for-nature swap agreement that will result in a new US$28.5 million investment to help protect tropical forests in three districts of Kalimantan,
ACTION ALERT: Stand With Indigenous Peoples in Borneo Reclaiming Their Stolen Lands! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: community, environment, protection reclaimed, indigenous, rights, stolen lands, borneo )

Simone
- 1186 days ago - act.ran.org
Please stand in solidarity with the Indigenous community of Long Teran Kanan, who peacefully reclaimed a portion of their ancestral lands from palm oil giant IOI Group last March.
Victory! Borneo Government Cancels Coal Plant
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, Borneo )

Cher
- 1320 days ago - news.change.org
Ending a three year saga led by a strong grassroots coalition and eventually involving activists all over the world, including more than 3,500 people who took action on Change.org, the government announced this week it would pursue alternative power
Sand Dredging Destruction in Borneo
Environment  (tags: environment, sand dredging, destruction, Borneo, habitat, nature, protection )

Cher
- 1560 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Sand dredging is once again rampant along Borneo's Kinabatangan River following numerous sightings of barges transporting vast amounts of sand for the past two weeks straight
M'Sia Plans to Save Orang Utans
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, trees, replanting, Borneo, habitat, orangutans, forests, protection, nature )

Cher
- 1799 days ago - straitstimes.com
MALAYSIAN authorities will replant trees in a forest ravaged by logging on Borneo island in the latest effort to restore the natural habitat of endangered orang utans, a global environmental group said on Wednesday
TAKE ACTION : Join Borneo's Penan Indigenous Peoples in Standing Up to Malaysian Rainforest Destruction
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Borneo, Indigenous Peoples Rights, rainforests )

Raffi
- 1848 days ago - regenwald.org
Malaysia's large, intact rainforests in the province of Sarawak, on the Island of Borneo, are nearly exhausted, and most of what remains is to be cleared and converted into industrial monocultures of oil palm and acacia trees, or flooded under
Money Really Does Grow on Trees
Environment  (tags: climate, environment, ClimateChange, carbonemissions, conservation, destruction, forests, habitatdestruction, animals, orangutans, wildlife, habitat, humans, documentary, Borneo, endangered, protection )

Cher
- 2498 days ago - echonews.com
Cathy Henkel, is filming her new feature documentary, The Burning Season. And Entrepreneur Dorjee Sun has devised a carbon trading scheme that could save Indonesia's tropical rainforests and bring the orangutan back from the brink of extinction.
   

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