Judge Halts California's REDD Program

Good news! California's REDD program may no longer happen. California's REDD program was the only place in the world where forest carbon credits were being traded. This decision may have implications for similar programs in Borneo. You can read the article by clicking here, or the full text is below: In Blow...

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Join the Borneo Project in Portland for The Last Nomads!

The Borneo Project will be reprising our sold out showing of “The Last Nomads” with activist and anthropologist Ian Mackenzie in Portland, June 1st! We’ll screen “The Last Nomads” – Banff Mountain Film Festival Grand Prize winner. The film follows Ian, a linguist & ethnographer, on his yearly trek through...

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Changes in Global Warming Laws in California; Indonesian Borneo Set to Make Similar Changes

Interesting article on changes in global warming laws in California. Similar projects are being planned for Indonesian Borneo. You can find the entire article below, or click here to go directly to the original article: http://www.alternet.org/story/150687. assignment writing **** Global Warming Law Shifts Responsibility from Polluters to Communities Communities in California and...

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Taib Maintains Power in a Scandal-Filled Election

Check out the latest press release from our friends at the Bruno Manser Fund in Switzerland! *** BRUNO MANSER FUND, BASEL, SWITZERLAND 19 April 2011 Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud retains power in scandalous Malaysian polls Vote-buying, intimidation and the systematic denial of voting rights are allowing Sarawak billionaire Chief...

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Survival: Borneo tribe denied vote in crucial elections

Here's a great press release from our friends at Survival International, drawing attention to atrocity that is the fact that so many Penan people will be unable to vote in the upcoming elections in Sarawak: SURVIVAL INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE April 13, 2011 Borneo tribe denied vote in crucial elections Thousands...

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Vital websites in Sarawak under cyber attack!

Two vitally important independent websites in Sarawak (Malaysian Borneo) have come under cyber attack, with less than a week before state-wide elections. The websites www.sarawakreport.org and www.radiofreesarawak.org have both be impossible to access over the last few days. At the time of posting, the Sarawak report site was available, while...

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Gordon Brown: Rainforest Destruction in Borneo is "… probably the biggest environmental crime of our times."

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has published an amazing piece in the Independent in support of his sister-in-law, Sarawak-activist Clare Rewcastle, and calling the destruction of the rainforest in Borneo “… probably the biggest environmental crime or our times.” It's a great piece. You can read the article by...

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Anti-Taib Campaign Grows to Australia

The campaign against the ultra corrupt chief minister of Sarawak, Abdul Taib Mahmud, has expanded to Australia! Protests have been held in London, Ottawa, Seattle, San Francisco, and now Australia. Check out the press release below for the information. For more information on the anti-Taib campaign spearheaded  by the Bruno...

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