An orangutan tries to make a selfie with camera trap!
Written by Adul (Camera trap project coordinator), Azis (Orangutan project coordinator), and Sophie Kirklin (Primate scientist) Our camera traps catch all kinds of photos and videos of the amazing animals that call the Sebangau National Park home. The camera traps are camouflaged in the forest, but don’t always go unnoticed! Recently we found one camera […]
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 […]