Reforestation

Reforestation of burnt and cleared areas is an essential part of our work. Replanting trees prevents soil erosion, restores wildlife habitats and reduces fire risks; it engages local communities in conservation; and it contributes to the global fight to stop climate change. We have a long-term project studying reforestation in some of the most damaged […]

Fire-fighting & Prevention

One of the major threats to Borneo’s tropical rainforests is the worsening annual fire crisis. Fires tend to arise in bordering farmland and sedge grasslands during the dry season, and if left unchecked can spread into the forest. In their natural state peat-swamp forests, like Sebangau, are permanently waterlogged and fire resistant. Drainage canals, dug […]

Habitat Protection

The rainforests of Borneo are being cleared at an alarming rate, threatening wildlife, indigenous people’s livelihoods and contributing to climate change. We work in threatened landscapes to save critical habitats from destruction, and protect orangutans and other endangered wildlife. We are working to protect rainforests from deforestation, to save wildlife and prevent the loss of […]

Community Forest Patrols

We are proud to support a dedicated Community Patrol Team who protects the Sebangau National Park from illegal logging, hunting of endangered species and forest fires. We work hand in hand with local organisations to safeguard Borneo’s magnificent rainforests. In partnership with the Centre for International Cooperation in Sustainable Management of Tropical Peatland (CIMTROP) at […]