Borneo in Pictures and Words (Berkeley, Sept. 15)

             Please join photographer Sofia Yu and Borneo Project director Jettie Word on Thursday, September 15th, for an evening of words and images from Borneo. Click here to RSVP. Photographer Sofia Yu spent two months in the rainforest of Sarawak, chronicling the day to day life of Penan people as they...

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WIKILEAKS: US government characterizes Taib as “highly corrupt”

It turns out that US government has long-known how corrupt Taib is, and still allows the FBI to support him through renting Taib-owned offices in Seattle. Check out the press release from our friends at the Bruno Manser Fund below, and sign out petition here: http://borneoproject.org/updates/take-action-now-tell-the-fbi-to-stop-supporting-taib.  *** Wikileaks: US government well-informed...

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Show the award-winning film “The Last Nomads” in your home! Film toolkits available now.

Help educate your friends and support the Borneo Project by showing “The Last Nomads” in your home.  In 2008, The Last Nomads won the Grand Prize at the Banff Mountain Film Festival. This film highlights the work of activist and anthropologist Ian MacKenzie, who has worked with the traditionally nomadic Penan for two decades. His search...

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Take Action Now: Tell the FBI to stop supporting Taib!

Sign now! http://www.change.org/petitions/stop-the-fbi-from-supporting-corruption-in-sarawak The chief minister of Sarawak, Abdul Taib Mahmud, has funneled Sarawak’s timber and resource wealth into his own pockets. He has invested it in luxury homes and buildings abroad leaving the people in Sarawak destitute and with their natural environment destroyed.  Please sign this petition today to tell...

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Taib Paid out US $5 Million to Attack Sarawak Report

The website sarawakreport.org has discovered that that Taib paid US $5 million dollars to attack the Sarawak Report, which publishes articles critical of the infamously corrupt long-term minister of Sarawak. Check it out! *** From: http://www.sarawakreport.org/2011/08/taib-paid-out-5-million-to-attack-sarawak-report-international-expose/ TAIB PAID OUT $5 MILLION TO ATTACK SARAWAK REPORT! – INTERNATIONAL EXPOSE MONDAY, AUGUST 1ST, 2011...

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What happened to the DeforestACTION orangutans?

A few weeks ago, we posted a number of pieces about how DeforestACTION was not supporting the rights of communities in their project area. It turns out, they are not doing right by their orangutans either. Here is the story of what has been doing on with the orangutans at...

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