The Incredible Importance of the Bornean Rainforest

Growing up in rural Canada, I was always surrounded by forest. From a young age, I learned how to protect myself from wild animals, identify edible plants, deconstruct bear poop, and navigate in the wild. Continue reading

Brunei: A Hidden Gem

While I was visiting Borneo this summer, I stumbled upon Brunei Darussalam – a tiny country that I’d never heard of before. After doing some research, I became super excited about this place. Continue reading

Orangutans and the Problem with Palm Oil

Have you ever seen an orangutan before (and not in a zoo)? Not just ordinary monkeys, orangutans share almost 97% of their DNA with people. The only places in the world where you can find wild orangutans are in Sumatra, Indonesia and Borneo, which is an island shared by Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei. Continue reading