Sunda Clouded Leopard Caught on Camera in Borneo!

A photograph of the rare and nocturnal Sunda clouded leopard (Neofelis diardi) was captured by remote camera trap in Malua Bio Bank in Borneo. The leopard is the largest wild cat in Borneo and is classified as Endangered by the IUCN Red list of threatened species. See below for the...

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Listen to Executive Director Jettie Word Speak to Deforestation, Palm Oil, and Threats to Indigenous Communities

Jettie Word, Executive Director of The Borneo Project, talks about the current threats that Borneo faces including deforestation, spreading palm oil plantations, and threats to indigenous communities.  Tune into Sierra Club Radio! Listen here. For more information on the current threats in Borneo, please visit: https://borneoproject.org/borneo/overview-of-current-threats. http://sierraclub.typepad.com/sierra_club_radio/ Sierra Club Radio:...

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A Report from Earth Island on The Borneo Project!

The Director of the Borneo Project, Jettie Word, speaks to the importance of protecting Borneo’s rivers and the communities that live on their banks from twelve massive and destructive proposed dam projects. Read more about how the Borneo Project is supporting indigenous communities who are directly impacted by environmental destruction....

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The World of Jumping Spiders in Borneo

Researchers, Dr Wayne Maddison and Edyta Piassak, have identified 175 species of jumping spiders in Borneo and believe there to be more. Jumping spiders, which are members of the Salticidae family, are visual hunters and can see in a complete circle. Read more below about how the species (and their...

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BBC Celebrates David Attenborough’s 60-year Career

In a three-part documentary, BBC will broadcast a series looking back over Sir David Attenborough’s 60-year broadcasting career, including a trip to the Borneo jungle, where he first encountered an orangutan in the wild in the 1950s. Attenborough returned to the Borneo jungle to shoot new footage at the place...

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Wildlife Study Confirms Orangutans Need for High-Quality Forests

A recent wildlife study confirmed that orangutans require large swaths of forests to live. In order to ensure the orangutan’s survival, the study calls for the restoration of high-quality natural forests and dispersal corridors. Read more about the study below. For more information on biodiversity in Borneo, please visit: https://borneoproject.org/borneo/biodiversity-conservation...

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Land Rights Victory in Sarawak!

Check out this great win from Baru Bian, a leading land rights lawyer. A great victory for the people of Krian, Sawarak.  **************** MalaysiaKini http://www.malaysiakini.com/news/176735   Krian natives win legal battle against loggers Sep 24, 11 12:02pm   The High Court in Sabah and Sarawak has declared illegal the logging...

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