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Reflections on the heart of Borneo

Gerard Persoon

Reflections on the heart of Borneo

by Gerard Persoon

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Published by Tropenbos International in Wageningen .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementeditors: Gerard A. Persoon, Manon Osseweijer
SeriesTropenbos series -- 24
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH77.B54 R44 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination233 p. :
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24477883M
ISBN 109051130910
ISBN 109789051130911
LC Control Number2009521396
OCLC/WorldCa276807849

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The Heart of Borneo is a conservation agreement initiated by the World Wide Fund for Nature to protect akm² forested region on Borneo island that is known as Asia's last great rainforest. The agreement has been signed by the governments of Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia in Bali on 12 February to support the initiative.

The region provides habitat to 10 endemic species of. Reflections on the Heart of Borneo editors Gerard A. Persoon Manon Osseweijer Tropenbos International Wageningen, the Netherlands 3 10/15/08 PM. Reflections on the Heart of Borneo - Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free.

paper about heart of borneo consevation area. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Tropenbos International.

No part of this publication, apart from bibliographic data and brief quotations in critical reviews, may be reproduced, re-recorded or published in any form including print.

Reflections on the Heart of BorneoReflections on the Heart of Borneo editors. By Gerard A. Persoon, Manon Osseweijer, Gerard A. Persoon and Manon Osseweijer Topics: This book contains a selection of revised papers that were presented during the. Sarawak Malaysia is the second in the trilogy on Borneo and is a travelogue on rainforest and its Indigenous Peoples.

Sarawak opens its heart of darkness, the rainforest when Frans Welman visits the interior and meets the peoples of the rainforests, Indigenous Peoples and peoples who exploit this rich and diverse ecosystem and habitat, Kayan, Kelabit and Bidayuh Peoples.

The Heart of Borneo (HoB) refers to the main part of the island where forests remain intact. Covering an area the size of Utah in the US, Victoria in Australia or the whole of England and Scotland put together and extending into the territory of the countries of Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia and Malaysia, it is one of the largest transboundary.

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No Oran-utangs were seen on the trip, and the author's search for the Borneo Rhinocerous was not really s: Books shelved as borneo: Into the Heart of Borneo by Redmond O'Hanlon, Stranger in the Forest: On Foot Across Borneo by Eric Hansen, Three Came Home by A.

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With Kapuas Hulu, Kalimantan and Kapit, Sarawak Communities). Into the Heart of Borneo is a travel book about author Redmond O’Hanlon and his friend James Fenton’s quest in to find a Borneo rhinoceros. This journey takes them, along with their guides, by foot and boat through the jungles of Borneo.4/5().

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Short stories and essays. Description: pages ; 19 cm. Contents: Creative death --Benno, the wild man from Borneo --Reflections on writing --The wisdom of the heart --Raimu --The cosmological eye --The philosopher who philosophizes --The absolute collective --The enormous womb --The alcoholic veteran with the.

Borneo and Beyond: Reflections on Borneo Studies, Anthropology and the Social Sciences Victor T. King Abstract In many respects, this paper is a starting point in the consideration of research on Borneo as a field of studies which has both relied upon and contributed to the more general field of.

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Community-based transboundary ecotourism in the Heart of Borneo: a case study of the Kelabit Highlands of Malaysia and the Kerayan Highlands of Indonesia.

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A similar event was held at Silverfish Books in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, a few months ago. This time, the organizers are holding the story telling in Kuching to promote the book, Highland Tales In The Heart of Borneo, as well as to highlight conservation activities in the highlands.

A pleasant, learned, funny, silly romp through the jungle. On a scientific quest of sorts, British naturalist O'Hanlon and a friend, poet James Fenton, decided to spend two months in darkest Sarawak, traveling from Kuching on the South China Sea to the headwaters of the Baleh River, whence O'Hanlon climbed Mount Tiban (ca.

6, feet). Along with three Iban guides (one of whom spoke. Into The Heart Of Borneo. The story of a journey to the center of Borneo, which no expedition had attempted since O'Hanlon, accompanied by friend and poet James Fenton and three native guides brings wit and book (and even more so in the ribald "No Mercy"), there is a .Buy Into the Heart of Borneo by Redmond O'Hanlon online at Alibris.

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