14 Aug
  • By annisa
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#TRIforTree, Buy a TRI Plant a Tree

50 soccer fields every minute – in this speed we lose the global forests. One of the most valuable ecosystems on earth is destroyed in incredible rates. Modern developments, such as globalization, have significantly altered the drivers of deforestation in the past decades. The harvest of tropical timber for the global market or deforestation by […]

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12 Sep
  • By Tim Fijal
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An expedition into the Sabangau Forest with Pak Idrus

After thirty minutes of speeding through reeds and labyrinthine backwaters adjacent to the Sabangau Forest on a canoe-like klotok, we glided onto a loamy riverbank where it met the mouth of an illegal logging canal.  Our boat driver and guide for the day was Pak Idrus, a good-humoured Dayak local working as a dam builder […]

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08 Jul
  • By Jana
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GIVING A DAM

In October 2015, the Borneo Nature Foundation came to Green School and screened a hastily produced documentary titled ‘The Heart of the Haze’. Through this film we learned about the catastrophic fires that were devastating the forests of Central Kalimantan and the two-decade long history of deforestation in the region. We were shocked by how […]

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10 Nov
  • By Tim Fijal
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Offsetting in Calgary

Every year, we return to my hometown of Calgary, Alberta to spend time with grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. This year, Calgary was not only a destination for reconnecting with family and the beautiful Rocky Mountains, it was also the place where we would atone for our carbon sins related to all our air travel […]

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