The Borneo Project 20th Anniversary Party!

. SAVE THE DATE! From supporting the logging blockades of the early ’90s, to building micro-hydro power systems and vegetable gardens, to making it possible for communities to get legal rights to their land, to helping indigenous children learn to read…. the Borneo Project has been standing in solidarity with...

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Stipended Borneo Project internships available now!

The Borneo Project is looking for motivated interns who are interested in exploring the world of international solidarity activism, international environmental justice issues, and non-profit administration. We have an internship opening for with a $300/month reimbursement stipend; this position requires a minimum of 10 hours/week. Much of the work can be done remotely,...

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What’s your connection to palm oil and rainforest destruction?

Our friends at  the Rainforest Action Network have come out with a cool simple infographic for understanding how you are connected to rainforest destruction for palm oil in Indonesia and Malaysia. Check out their blog post below! For more information on deforestation in Borneo, please visit: http://borneoproject.org/borneo/overview-of-current-threats ****** What would...

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Deutsche Bank faces money-laundering probe over Taib!

The lastest news on holding Taib responsible for environmental destruction from our friends at the Bruno Manser Fund. For more information on Chief Minister Taib and campaigns to stop timber corruption in Borneo, please visit: http://borneoproject.org/our-work/ongoing-campaigns/stop-timber-corruption-in-sarawak ************** +++BREAKING NEWS+++ Deutsche Bank faces money-laundering probe over Taib ties  The German Federal...

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The Last Nomads Showing in Atlanta, GA! (Monday, Sept. 19th)

Event chage: Film time is 7pm (same date) at the Student Center Ballroom (just upstairs from the theatre). Apologies for any inconvenience!  Join the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Environmental Alliance GT, and the Indonesian Student Association for a screening of   Banff Mountain Film Festival Grand Prize winner:  “The...

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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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