Start with One Thing at GIN Kalimantan 2016

Written by Desi Natalia (BNF’s Communications Officer) The first Global Issues Network (GIN) Kalimantan was a success! Borneo Nature Foundation hosted the youth conference together with the Bina Cita Utama School in Palangka Raya. The three-day conference consisted of a mixture of workshops, field trips, cultural experiences and evening celebrations. Many Palangka Raya based organisations […]

Forest Edge Findings-What is Going on with Butterfly Populations Post-Fire?

By Iwan Shinyo During the months of September and October 2015, our butterfly surveys and all OuTrop research was suspended due to the extreme fires that ravaged the forests near our study area. Fortunately, the areas we normally carry out butterfly surveys each month were not affected by the fires. However, the OuTrop Biodiversity Team […]

First Expedition to the Rungan Forests Complete!

A total of 30 people were living at the camp in the forest, supported by a dedicated team from Mungku Baru village. The international team included Indonesian and foreign university students, lecturers, research staff and the vital kitchen team who kept everyone well fed. We were living together in this very simple forest camp for […]