News Asia-Pacific Forest Governance Project

Belum-Temengor in Malaysia, one of the project sites © Malaysian Nature Society

Annual forest governance review goes ahead...

Thu, 21/05/2020
In May, members of the Asia-Pacific Forest Governance project met to report on achievements of the past year and discuss the future of forest governance in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea: here are our key takeaways.
Founders Jim & Jean Thomas won the Future for Nature Award © Tenkile Conservation Alliance

Why people and forests need tree kangaroos

Fri, 20/03/2020
What started out as a mission to save tree kangaroos has transformed the lives of over 13,000 people and boosted the conservation of some of Papua New Guinea’s most biodiverse and globally important rainforests.

Malaysia’s Next Generation of Conservation Leaders

Wed, 07/08/2019

For nearly 80 years, the Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) has led the way for conservatio

Forests and Biodiversity

Wed, 22/05/2019
Forests play a crucial role in protecting wildlife. Unfortunately, they are being lost at an alarming rate. Can local forest governance help protect them?
The Helmeted Hornbill (Critically Endangered) is one of innumerable bird species that will benefit from the Program © Bjorn Olesen

Satellite tracking app empowers communities to...

Mon, 22/01/2018
This year we’re launching an innovative new programme using satellite technology and a mobile phone app to help locals monitor their forests. The Asia-Pacific Forest Governance Project, led by BirdLife and funded by the European Union, aims to involve the community in conservation and policy-making