Indigenous people have been hunting for generations. Only 100 years ago, Bornean Headhunters were still in action. .
Protected species in Sabah, Borneo are increasingly threatened by illegal hunting and trade of wildlife, even in protected areas.
Endangered wildlife in Sabah, Borneo has lost 80% of their habitat. The second greatest threat to their survival is illegal hunting and trade.
Supporting a fundamental understanding of Ecology and Stainability in village communities is the first step.
Endangered species require adequate enforcement of wildlife laws. Enforcement capacity increases with community support.
Village communities rely on hunting for subsistence. Assistance is required to develop alternative economic opportunities that also sustainable manage natural resources.
is bringing education, training and resources to villages in Sabah, Borneo to stop the illegal hunting and trade of Borneo’s endangered wildlife via a renewably-powered Jungle Bus. Custom built to navigate the rugged terrain of remote jungle villages, this vehicle will host community gatherings, display educational media and provide lodging for the PAWSE Team while they live and work on-site, building long-term community relationships.
"The only way to save a rhinoceros is to save the environment in which it lives, because there's a mutual dependency between it and millions of other species of both animals and plants."
"No matter what we call it, poison is still poison, death is still death, and industrial civilization is still causing the greatest mass extinction in the history of the planet"
You can make a big difference in giving the wildlife in the tropical forests your help.
PAWSE is an educational initiative focused on enhancing Sabah’s wildlife protection efforts by promoting a greater awareness of the ecological implications of illegal wildlife hunting and trade practices in Sabah.