Growing People & Profits On A Fragile Planet (in pictures)

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These pictures complement the article “Growing People & Profits On A Fragile Planet” by Alvin Ung which was published in The Star on 25th February 2013.

The full article and accompanying video can also be found here.

Mr. Albert Teo, Chairman of Borneo Eco Tours, at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge, Sabah.

Albert Teo, chairman of Borneo Eco Tours, at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge, Sabah

 

Jetty at Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Jetty at Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Staff at the Sukau Rainforest LodgeStaff at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Searching for proboscis monkeys on the Kinabatangan RiverSearching for proboscis monkeys on the Kinabatangan River

Fernando during a bird watching walk at the Sukau Rainforest LodgeFernando during a bird watching walk at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge

The book programme as well as other programmes introduced for Borneo Eco Tours staff has yielded a higher capacity of English-language speakers and has enabled many of the local staff to rise through the ranks

A pygmy elephant makes a rare appearance during one of the boat tours

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