Climate change threatens Borneo’s mammals – including people

jungle food for RSClimate News Network reports this week on the threats that Borneo’s mammals face due to climate change and deforestation. More than half of all Borneo mammal species could lose a third of their habitat by 2080. But there’s even more to the story, not reported in this particular piece. As forests and mammals disappear, so do the wild foods that are critical to the diets of thousands of remote tribal villagers who live scattered throughout this terrain. For millennia, many of Borneo’s indigenous populations have relied heavily on their biologically diverse forests for food. But all of that is changing. To learn more, watch this.

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