MEDIA RELEASE: International indigenous anti-dam activists join two year anniversary celebration of blockades in Malaysia

Press Release: SAVE Rivers, JOAS, BRIMAS, The Borneo Project, and Bruno Manser Fund 25 October 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE International indigenous anti-dam activists join two year anniversary celebration of blockades in Malaysia Indigenous resistance against the proposed Baram Dam receives international support for the celebration of the second year anniversary...

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Borneo Project DC Film Screening

Please join Executive Director Jettie Word of The Borneo Project to hear about one of the world’s greatest under-told stories: the struggle to preserve the rainforests of Borneo. For 25 years The Borneo Project has worked directly with indigenous and frontline communities in Malaysian Borneo to promote indigenous childhood education,...

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Goldman Environmental Prize Goes to Mega-Dam Fighters

Congratulations to the six individuals from around the world who were awarded with the Goldman Environmental Prize this week! We are especially excited that two of the six were recognized for their courageous work in stopping the construction of mega-dams.   Myint Zaw from Myanmar was instrumental in defeating the proposed...

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More Reasons Not To Invest in Hydropower

Recent studies show that investors interested in renewable energy should be apprehensive to finance major hydropower projects. Apart from the immense amount of methane emissions and the disastrous environmental damage caused by dams, the impending threat of droughts is another reason not to back mega-dams. The state of California has experienced a 60% decline...

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NO KAIDUAN DAM!

Photo courtesy Save Ulu Papar’s Facebook page The government has approved a new, controversial dam to be built in Sabah, Malaysia – and it will be built if nothing is done to stop it. The foreseeable Kaiduan dam will obstruct the Papar River in the Ulu Papar valley, flooding some 3,000 acres...

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