The ‘Heart of Borneo’
Extensive deforestation on Borneo, the world’s third largest island, has transformed its once luscious and untouched green landscape. With development set as a main priority, the conservation of nature often comes in second place, with displacement of indigenous tribes and the depletion of flora and fauna as a result. In order to reverse this trend, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) initiated the Heart of Borneo (HoB), a conservation agreement that is a voluntary, trans-boundary cooperation between the three ASEAN nations that constitute the island: Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, and Malaysia.
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