The Borneo Project’s local partner SAVE Rivers is participating in Sarawak Energy’s Sustainability & Renewable Energy Forum, SAREF, starting today in Kuching. With its attendance, SAVE Rivers is ensuring the negative impacts of dams on Sarawak’s community and environment are not side-lined in this international event. SAVE Rivers is accompanying...
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The dams would cost $105 billion, flood an area twice the size of LA, and force the relocation of tens of thousands of indigenous people. Against all the odds, the local forest-dwelling people are coming together and organizing in a way that’s unheard of in this part of the world....
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) and the Sarawak government come under criticism from activists denouncing the development of 12 dams, for which the process has not been transparent regarding social and environmental concerns. Read more from Thomson Reuters Foundation Read more about the Borneo Project’s Campaign to Stop the Dams in...
Peter Kallang, an important indigenous leader and the SAVE Sarawak Rivers network Chairman, was denied entry into an IHA pre-congress workshop. Read more below from the Bruno Manser Fonds and SAVE Rivers. Learn more about corruption in Borneo The International Hydropower Assocation’s World Congress to be held in Kuching,...
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