Borneo’s wild cats – new assessment for the IUCN Red List

Borneo Nature Foundation Co-director Dr Susan Cheyne has been working with colleagues from across Borneo and South East Asia to evaluate the conservation status of Borneo’s cat species. The updated species accounts on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species bring together new knowledge and distribution data to give a comprehensive picture of how these […]

Bornean orangutan declared ‘Critically Endangered’ as forests shrink

The IUCN – the International Union for Conservation of Nature –  has upgraded the Red List status of the Bornean Orangutan to Critically Endangered, their highest category of extinction risk, in a grave and serious statement of the potential fate of this magnificent creature. Scientists have estimated that the population will decline by 86% between […]