Protecting Dayak medicinal knowledge in the midst of modernization

Written by Siddarth Badri (BNF’s Researcher) According to the communities in the villages of Kereng Bangkirai and Sabaru, the forest is a sacred place, governed by the Hadat (or cultural) law system; a set of spiritual norms to regulate human activity in the natural world. Humans are viewed as lesser beings compared to the creatures […]

Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Written by Jennifer Brousseau This past week, myself and other members of the Borneo Nature Foundation team visited a local high school in Palangka Raya to talk about our own experience in research and conservation with the hope of empowering students to get involved in science. The members of the team included myself, BNF’s International Visits […]

Chilli and Friends (a new story)

Written by Eka Cahyaningrum (BNF’s Primate Scientist) Hello everyone, it’s Chilli here! It’s been a long time since I’ve shared my adventures with all of you! I had an exciting experience recently and I couldn’t wait to share my new story. I was exploring the forest with my family to try and find food. From […]