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A booster for biodiversity: Rhino Forest Fund creates lake in project area

Lakes and rivers are true biodiversity hotspots and critical to maintaining the biodiversity of endangered birds, amphibians and fish. Palm oil plantations have already displaced most freshwater areas in Sabah, Borneo and endangered bird species are finding less and less suitable habitat. That’s why the Rhino Forest Fund in Sabah has now created a lake...

November 20, 2022November 20, 2022 in News
Our work in 2021 and outlook
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Our work in 2021 and outlook

Despite the COVID restrictions, 2021 has been a very successful year for the Rhino and Forest Fund. Thanks to our growing local team – now with two permanent employees in addition to the reforestation team – we were able to set an even higher standard for our work once again. This way, we have been...

February 9, 2022October 29, 2022 in News
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Our work in 2020 and outlook

Newsletter February 2021 Dear supporting members, sponsors, and interested parties, We belatedly wish all Rhino and Forest Fund (RFF) supporters a happy new year, and thank you very much for all your contributions and donations! The Covid-19 crisis also presented us with several challenges last year and also this year. Consequently, it was possible to...

February 21, 2021October 29, 2022 in News
proboscis monkey only livees in Borneo
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Clear path for wildlife: Another milestone reached for wildlife corridor in Borneo by converting oil palm plantations into rainforest

One year ago, the Rhino and Forest Fund (RFF) – a spin-off of the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (Leibniz-IZW) – and the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Deutschland e.V. launched a collaboration to convert oil palm plantations into new rainforest in Malaysian Borneo. These new rainforest sites will serve as a wildlife corridor...

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Our work in 2019 and outlook

Newsletter February 2020 Dear supporting members, sponsors, and interested parties, we would like to wish all our Rhino and Forest Fund (RFF) supporters a Happy New Year, and sincerely thank you for all the funding contributions and the highest amount of donations since our foundation in 2009! Expenditures 2019: 91% for land purchases and reforestation,...

February 14, 2020October 29, 2022 in News