Updates

Proposal for Conservation of Land in Ulu Baram Welcomed

Miri – The draft pre-proposal for a community initiated land and environmental conservation initiative in Ulu Baram was lauded by the Sarawak Forestry Department. The Director of Forestry Department, Tuan Hj. Sapuan Ahmad received the document from the community in a simple handover ceremony at a leading hotel in Miri...

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Come Party with us on February 16th!

Join us on February 16th to raise a glass in celebration of our anniversary! We had a great year, and we throw a great party! From supporting logging and dam blockades, to building rural renewable energy systems, to facilitating community mapping workshops and building community-centered conservation models ….The Borneo Project has been...

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Launching of Baram Conservation Initiative

Press release by SAVE Rivers, KERUAN Organization, The Borneo Project, and Bruno Manser Fund  21st October 2016 – for immediate release Launching of Baram Conservation Initiative Following the cancellation of the Baram Dam, the communities of Baram are proud to announce the launch of the Baram Conservation Initiative.  (Baram/Miri/Sarawak/Malaysia) The...

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Historic Gathering of Indigenous Leaders Champion “No Go” Areas for Sacred Sites at IUCN World Conservation Congress

Altai Project | Amazon Watch | Borneo Project | Gaia Foundation | Protect Kaho‘olawe ‘Ohana | Sacred Land Film Project | Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN International) MEDIA ADVISORY CONTACT: Andrew Miller, 202-423-4828 August 24, 2016 andrew@amazonwatch.org Other Contacts Below Historic Gathering of Indigenous Leaders Champion “No Go” Areas For...

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IUCN World Conservation Congress – Honolulu (1-10 September)

“Make human rights the priority in all conservation efforts” – UN experts urge governments GENEVA (29 August 2016) – Effective and sustainable conservation requires respect for human rights, today said two United Nations experts on environment and indigenous peoples rights, ahead of the largest global forum for the adoption of...

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CSOs Demand Justice for Slain Sarawak Activist

PRESS RELEASE   Miri, Sarawak, 22 June 2016   Joint Statement by CSOs Condemning the Assassination of Bill Kayong   We, the undersigned Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) are extremely shocked, angered and saddened by the untimely demise of our comrade and friend, Bill Kayong from a drive by assassination yesterday morning...

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