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Helping Borneo's Indigenous People Fight for Their Forests


Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, native rights, activsim, conservation, nature, world, politics )

Cal
- 634 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In the 1980's and 1990's more timber was removed from the rainforests Borneo than from all of Africa and South America combined



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Comments

Jason S. (57)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 7:49 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

Edo R. (71)
Monday January 28, 2013, 2:15 am
Thanks Cal!
 

Yvonne F. (177)
Monday January 28, 2013, 4:09 am
It is their home!!!!! What a disgrace this profit greed represents and it will kill us all!
Thanks Cal
 

Frans Badenhorst (552)
Monday January 28, 2013, 7:16 am
so very very SAD....... when outsiders destroy your world, right before your eyes.....
 

paul m. (93)
Monday January 28, 2013, 7:28 am

Global warming ,,,,Trees make the air we breath..
 

Ro H. (0)
Monday January 28, 2013, 7:31 am
thank you
 

Silvia Gonzalez (32)
Monday January 28, 2013, 7:52 am
Thanks for sharing
 

Michela m. (3960)
Monday January 28, 2013, 7:52 am
Noted!!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday January 28, 2013, 8:01 am
Thanks for bringing this to our attention. Hope everything works out to save the forest. When we lose trees we lose a part of ourselves.
 

Amy E. (66)
Monday January 28, 2013, 3:28 pm
noted
 

Natalie V. (27)
Monday January 28, 2013, 4:57 pm
noted, thanks
 

Ruth R. (219)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 2:04 am
Wonderful ! I hope and pray that there are more people like the Lambs, the indigenous people that they enjoy and get along with, and the other people who were supportive of the vision. This is a story that has much good work, many years, miracles if you will, and many good outcomes. Thank you for sharing this story.
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 9:32 am
The fallen trees are surely a symbol of our own demise if we continue at this pace. One question...why would he feed his daughter python?
 

. (0)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 10:21 am
Thanks Cal. So sad to see that greed wins out and we all lose
 

Anneke Andries (256)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 11:41 am
excellent posting, and truly alarming....
 

Michela m. (3960)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 9:57 am


Thanks! Posted in:  ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
in:  Indigenous Peoples Reclaiming their Lands 10 Petitions http://www.care2.com/c2c/groups/disc.html?gpp=28682&pst=1302180&saved=1
Please Join & Invite friends to Join
ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest    http://www.care2.com/c2c/group/Michela
together with Sumatran Tigers (Java & Bali Tigers already EXTINCT), Elephants, Rhinos, Clouded Leopards, Sun Bears, Wildlife, Biodiversity they face Extinction!! Only 300 Sumatran Tigers left on Earth!!! 300 Football Fields of Rainforests are CLEARED every hour in SE Asia to produce Palm Oil: a hidden, not labelled, unhealthy ingredient in the products we buy. We MUST do WHATEVER is possible to SAVE them all!! AGAINST: Corporate Control, Deforestation, Illegal Logging, Global Warming, Pollution, CO2Emissions, Indigenous Peoples Displacement, Pet Trade, GMO Food, Vivisection… Also other Primates, as Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Gibbons, & Monkeys for Vivisection are dealt in this Group. Petitions/Info/Videos/Pics are here.
Please!! Join, Sign, Invite friends to Join!! Individually: we are one DROP, all together: we are an OCEAN!! ALL together we can make a difference!! Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world -Margaret Mead Thanks!! Michela
 

Debbie Williamson (270)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 10:02 am
Thank you.
 

Tal H. (8)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 5:59 pm
thanks!!!
 
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