A new report examines the externalized costs that companies place on global society, looking at major environmental sectors such as water use and greenhouse gas emissions. Incorporating this “natural capital” into the global economy could revolutionize environmental mitigation and climate adaptation. Read more from Mongabay Read more about Conserving Our...
Shocking lack of concern over polluting industries in Malaysian Borneo are threatening the health of the people and Sarawak’s rainforest environment. Read more below. Read more from Sarawak Report Read more about Borneo Forest and Climate Policy Recent statements from new investors in OM Holdings have exposed the Chief Minister’s...
Research published in 2012 provided a better understanding of tropical deforestation’s contribution to greenhouse gas emissions. Two studies — one published in Science and the other published in Nature Climate Change, concluded that while deforestation now accounts for a lower share of global emissions relative to the late 1990s, it still represents roughly 10...
The Eyes on the Forest report [PDF] finds that APRIL and its suppliers cleared at least 140,000 hectares (346,000 acres) of natural forest between 2008 and 2011 in Riau, accounting for 27 percent of all forest loss in the province during the period. Some of the area cleared by APRIL and its...
Penan leaders issue stern warning to loggers. “We will do everything necessary to protect our forests”: Penan leaders from Sarawak’s Middle Baram region (Photo : www.bmf.ch) It could well have been a plot from Joseph Conrad’s novel, Heart of Darkness. Except that, instead of the African Congo, the clashes between...
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