A Hunger for Coal Threatens The Heart of Borneo

A new coal mining project may dig up more than a billion tons of coal from an area of global significance, where indigenous people have lived for generations amid the forests and rivers. Read more below to find out just how much destruction and suffering this project will cause. Read more...

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Indonesia’s Biological Wonders Are Worth the Fight

Indonesia is one of the most wonderful places on Earth but it has such a poor record of conservation and environmental management that environmentalists can’t help but complain. But no matter how upset environmentalists get at the devastation, fighting to save the wildlife is worth every second.  Read more on...

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Ag Giant ADM Boosts Greener Palm Oil

 Yet another company has committed  to greener palm oil, this time a major agriculture company called Archer Daniels Midland. Read more below to find out how they plan to enforce these new standards and why some believe this new policy still needs to be strengthened. Read more on Mongabay. Read...

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ABB to review Malaysia business

The Swedish-Swiss power technology provider ABB recently met with the indigenous delegation from Sarawak to discuss the effects of their business in Malaysia. Read more below to find out how much Bruno Manser Fund demanded for indemnification for indigenous communities from ABB. Read more on Bruno Manser Fonds. Read more about...

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Borneo Natives Take Anti-Dams Campaign to Europe

An NGO delegation from Sarawak visits Switzerland and Norway to meet government officials and European energy corporations’ headquarters – ABB and Norconsult to be held accountable for their Malaysia business. Read more below about what they had to say. Read more on Bruno Manser Fonds. Read more about dams in...

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NASA Data: 1997 All Over Again for Indonesia?

In 1997, fires caused by the El Niño burned across approximately 8 million hectares of land in Sumatra and Borneo and released as much as 2.5 billion tons of carbon into the atmosphere. Read more below to find out why we might see the same if not more destruction this...

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Unanimous Decision To Adopt PR’s 20% Policy On Oil

Oil revenue rebels from BN, Governor Taib’s own party, were unanimous in ditching Taib’s dated and unfair policies on Sarawak’s oil royalty by adopting a 20% policy on oil. Read more below to find out just how old this unjust policy was and why some feel that Sarawak is still getting shortchanged with...

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