Venturing the lowland forest of Borneo through internship programme with BNF

by Selly Surya I’m a North Sumatran girl currently studying in West Java, Indonesia. In my final year in Forestry Engineering at Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), I’m required to join an internship programme to gain work experience. The internship also gives me the opportunity to put things i’ve learnt at the university in the […]

Wild and edible

Written by Siddharth Badri (Ethnobotany scientist) Palangka Raya is a unique small town with trees growing along the pavement, beautiful gardened homes and spaces where nature thrives without human alteration. Wild species growing in and around the city center are used by locals for medicine and food. They thrive in disturbed areas, after-burn environment, open […]