New Forest Map for Sarawak Reveals Large-Scale Deforestation, Encroachment on Indigenous Territories

The Bruno Manser Fund recently released a platform that allows us to see the large-scale destruction of Sarawak’s rainforests, peatlands, and traditional lands for use in palm oil plantations, timber concessions, and other environmentally damaging industries. Read more below to find out how they created this platform and how it works....

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REDD+ Could Fail Without Near-term Financial Support

A new report published by several environmental groups argues that unless governments and multilateral institutions significantly scale up financial commitments to REDD+, it may fail. Read more below to find out how much more institutions have to increase their financial contributions by and what the program hopes to achieve. Read more...

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Handful of species key to ecosystem health, finds study

Researchers have discovered that species type, not just quantity, is crucial to the health of the entire ecosystem. Read more below to find out how the researchers tested this discovery and what that means for the future of conservation. Read more on Mongabay. Read more about Borneo’s ecosystem and the...

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