Borneo Log: The Struggle for Sarawak's Forests


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After a year as exchange professor at a Tokyo university, William Bevis spent part of the next year traveling in Sarawak, a Malaysian state located on the northern part of the island of Borneo. About the size of New York, it has a population of 1.7 million people living, outside of a few towns, in a world of jungle and brown rivers. There the rainforest is being cut rapidly, local corruption and greed siphon off most of the profit, native rights and land uses are being obliterated, and much of the fine timber is shipped to ...

Borneo Log: The Struggle for Sarawak's Forests 1995, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295974163