Indigenous leader appeals to the Japanese Prime Minister: stop rainforest destruction for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Supplier of wood for Tokyo’s new National Olympic Stadium accused of destroying Indigenous livelihoods SARAWAK / MALAYSIA – On the anniversary of the first Tokyo Olympics, Matu Tugang, headman of the Indigenous Penan community of Long Jaik from Sarawak, Malaysia, delivered an urgent plea to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...

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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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