Chesapeake Bay Week

Borneo's Vanishing Tribes

Special | 23m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

For millennia the Dayak people relied on Borneo’s rainforests for nearly everything. These tropical forests also function as a global engine to help regulate our planet’s climate. But decades of poor management and land clearing carried out on behalf of palm oil corporations, has razed huge swathes of forest using “slash and burn.” The Dayak community and the earth itself are in jeopardy.

Aired: 04/27/19

Expired: 04/27/21

Rating: NR

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