Updates

Water Supply: a Major Problem in Sungai Asap

Peter Kallang, Chairman SAVE Rivers Dry taps or murky domestic water is not the only outstanding issue suffered by those who were displaced to make way for the controversial Bakun Dam. Although there has been a chorus of complaints about the dirty water supply recently, the authority should also seriously...

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Baram Villagers Learn About Community-Based Conservation

Three delegations from the Baram Conservation Initiative returned from their study tours on Sunday with aspirations for community-based conservation for the Baram region. On their study tour to Sabah and Kalimantan, community members from Baram learnt about community-driven sustainable development. The main objective of the study tour was for Baram...

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Marking One Year of Baram Dam’s Cancellation

Save Sarawak’s Rivers Network (SAVE Rivers) Jaringan Selamatkan Sungai-Sungai Sarawak Miri – A year after their land earmarked by the government for the Baram dam was given back to them, the Baram villagers gathered to celebrate their victory and solidarity in defending their river and land. The celebration brought together...

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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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