A CRITICAL MOMENTTO PROTECT RAINFORESTS AND RIVERS

Industrial logging and plantation development in Borneo’s forests have polluted rivers, degraded fragile forest ecosystems and made it difficult for communities to find the forest products they need to survive.

ABOUT BORNEO

INTERNATIONAL SUPPORTFOR INDIGENOUS CAMPAIGNS

The Borneo Project responds to the needs of local partners, providing whatever support best suits programmatic and campaign needs.

OUR WORK

ELEVATING GRASSROOTS VOICESWATCH OUR FILM SERIES

The Borneo Project Film Team created a series of short documentary films about the 12 mega-dams slated for construction in the Malaysian state of Sarawak, in northern Borneo.

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HUMAN RIGHTSFOR FOREST PROTECTORS

Most of the indigenous communities of Borneo do not have legal rights to the land that they depend on for their lives and livelihoods.

HUMAN RIGHTS

Latest News

10 May

Sarawak’s new carbon credit projects raise alarming red flags

Timber giant Shin Yang begins questionable Social Impact Assessment process for carbon project as questions about Sarawak’s carbon initiatives are put to Sarawak’s parliament…

07 May

Three reasons we must protect secondary forests now

We hear a lot about how tropical rainforests are cleared for logging and palm oil at extraordinary rates, and how devastating this is for…

02 Apr

Fact check: are cascading dams better for Sarawak?

With talk of new dams in Sarawak going gangbusters in the media, we have fact-checked some of the claims that are being thrown around….

05 Mar

Dutch government calls for investigation into Malaysian timber

After various complaints from civil society, the Dutch government asks PEFC International to demonstrate accountability and prove that the Malaysian timber certification scheme is…

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Latest News

10 May

Sarawak’s new carbon credit projects raise alarming red flags

Timber giant Shin Yang begins questionable Social Impact Assessment process for carbon project as questions about Sarawak’s carbon initiatives are put to Sarawak’s parliament…

07 May

Three reasons we must protect secondary forests now

We hear a lot about how tropical rainforests are cleared for logging and palm oil at extraordinary rates, and how devastating this is for…