After two years of struggle against logging in their forest, the Penan village of Long Tevenga in Northern Sarawak gained a major victory. The Penan tried to prevent the logging company from entering the forest with a barricade on the logging road and last August they built a house across the road. The company had no way to get through. The Sarawak Forest Department has told logging company Lee Ling it can no longer proceed with logging — as long as the community has not given their consent. Read further.
Borneo: Penan village successfully resists logging operations
WRM Bulletin 241 22 December 2018
Issues: Struggles for the Forests / Industrial Logging
Countries: Asia (general) / Indonesia / Malaysia