From Elephant Conflict to Coexistence

This article was written by Nadiah Rosli, Communication Lead for Malaysia of Earthworm Foundation. Support Malaysian people and Bornean elephants with Plan A. The villagers of Ulu Muanad, in Beluran, Sabah on Borneo Island, Malaysia are predominantly farmers – first-generation smallholders who harvest rubber, rice, fruits, vegetables and palm oil. Sometimes birds and even monkeys would disturb their crops, but these […]

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New plantation concessions threaten Borneo pygmy elephants

Borneo pygmy elephants (Elephas maximus borneensis) are under threat in Indonesia’s new North Kalimantan province, where their habitat is set to be converted for rubber, jabon and sengon plantations. Experts worry that if the planned conversion goes ahead, the entire elephant population in Indonesian Borneo could be lost. Two forest plantation companies – PT Borneo […]

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