Radiant Lagoon continues to log Mulu forest despite protests

Berawan communities lodge police report over destruction of gravesites – International petition to safeguard the Mulu forest already signed by 16,000 people Malaysian oil palm company Radiant Lagoon continues to log the Mulu forest despite protests by local communities and international outrage over the destruction of the Gunung Mulu World...

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Malaysian Minister of Primary Industries “very concerned“ about Mulu oil palm plantations

Teresa Kok, Malaysia’s Minister of Primary Industries, is “very concerned“ about the current expansion of oil palm plantations on indigenous lands near the UNESCO-protected Mulu National Park. Ms. Kok stated on Tuesday that she had already contacted the Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak “on the Mulu natives issue“ and promised...

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January Updates

Happy New Year! Thanks to everyone who donated to our end of year appeal, which was a great success. While we have been fundraising for a big 2019, lots has been going on in the news and behind the scenes. Here are your January updates — Long Liam proves micro-hydro...

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Village micro-hydro project launched in Long Liam!

Baram, Sarawak – In conjunction with the inauguration of a micro hydro project in the Baram area, SAVE Rivers launched a conference named “Clean Energy Collaboration” which will be held in Kuching in March 2019. The event will bring together key stakeholders for a discussion on sustainable and inclusive energy pathways...

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Released but not relieved

SAVE RIVERS PRESS RELEASE NOVEMBER 1ST Miri – All the 11 villagers from Ulu Kelawit-Tatau under police remand were released after five days in the lockup. Although freed from incarceration, they are complaining about the manner and reason for being arrested. The ten men and one woman were released by...

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October Updates

Police brutally dismantle peaceful blockade Iban people from six villages in the Ulu Kelawit Tatau gathered in front of the Mukah police station for two days to peacefully protest the arrest of 11 community members who have been detained since October 25th. The arrests happened in response to a peaceful...

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Penan village successfully protects forest from logging

The small Penan village of Long Tevenga on Borneo saved their forest from timber extraction with unconventional means. After two years of struggle against logging in their forest, the Penan village of Long Tevenga in Northern Sarawak gained a major victory. The Sarawak Forest Department has told logging company Lee...

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