Land Rights Returned to Baram Residents!

For Immediate Release Date: 21st March 2016 Subject: Surprise change of events for Baram Dam Miri 21st March 2016. The struggle by the Baram villagers in resisting the proposed Baram dam has finally paid off. The gazette extinguishing the native rights of ownership for the land earmarked for the dam...

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FILM RELEASE: “Development Without Destruction” Showcases Logical Energy Alternatives to Destructive Mega Dams in Borneo

Sarawak village rejects Baram dam proposal, begins installing renewable energy projects Update: March 23: The land reserved for the Baram Dam has been returned to the people of Baram effectively scrapping the proposed hydel project A day after this film was released, we learned that the Sarawak government revoked the gazette...

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Indigenous anti­dam activists worldwide stand in solidarity with Berta Cáceres

Press Release: SAVE Rivers, Bruno Manser Fund, The  Borneo Project8/9 March 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEIndigenous anti­dam activists worldwide stand in solidarity with Berta CáceresIndigenous leaders fighting against dams worldwide join the call for a ​thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding Berta Cáceres’ assassination. In a joint statement, anti­dam activists from...

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Berta Cáceres, Indigenous River Defender, Murdered

We are heartbroken for the loss of Berta, tragically murdered because of her work resisting the Agua Zarca Dams and protecting her culture and people. Our thoughts are with her family, COPINH, and the Lenca People. How lucky we were to have known you Berta! Viva la resistencia indígena! Joint...

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JOAS to map Orang Asal Traditional Lands and Territories

  JARINGAN ORANG ASAL SEMALAYSIA  Indigenous Peoples’ Network of Malaysia P.O. Box 511 • 89507 Penampang, Sabah, Malaysia Tel/Fax: +6088 726413 | joasmalaysia@gmail.com | www.joasmalaysia.org     JOAS to map Orang Asal Traditional Lands and Territories Media Contact: Jannie Lasimbang, Secretary General, Jaringan Orang Asal Se Malaysia (JOAS) Ph: +6010 931...

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Borneo Project 25th Anniversary Party!

From supporting logging and mega-dam blockades, to building micro-hydro power systems, to establishing community mapping workshops and helping indigenous children learn to read in their own language, The Borneo Project has been standing in solidarity with the communities of Borneo for over 25 years. That’s something to celebrate! Please join...

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PHOTO ESSAY: The gold farmers

ABOVE: The photo essay accompanying this article is hosted on YouTube. We recommend viewing in enlarged or full-screen mode. …………………… Small-scale illegal mining in West Kalimantan is dangerous to human and environmental health.  It’s also a shot at economic independence for marginalised rural people. “We are the petani kecil (small farmers),” Bang...

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