Malaysian Palm Oil Council Funds Borneo Elephant Sanctuary

The Borneo Elephant Sanctuary, Borneo’s first sanctuary for elephants, opened last week, and will rehabilitate elephants to be released back into the wild. Interestingly, the sanctuary was funded largely by the Malaysian Palm Oil Council, whom the Sabah Wildlife Department thanked publicly in a statement. Read more from the Borneo...

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Why Endangered Species Need Conservation Champs

Endangered species are, sadly, becoming more and more commonplace as the world’s natural resources continue to rapidly deplete and hunting and trapping for prized animal parts continues to grow, particularly in the Chinese market.  Read more below on how these rare animals need increased conservation advocacy and protection if they...

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Deforestation Pits Elephants Against Man in Nunukan

As more and more forest is cleared for palm oil plantations and timber estates, the Borneo pygmy Elephant is  increasingly coming into conflict with humans in the East Kalimantan district of Nunukan. Since 2006, elephants are now venturing into human settlements about once every seven months and with more of...

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