Borneo is an iconic symbol of the ongoing battle between nature and man’s greed. Its vast ancient forests are home to some of Southeast Asia’s last remaining primary rainforests, making it a target for timber harvesters who come from all over Indonesia in search of high-paying jobs. Unfortunately, these activities come at a great cost; extensive deforestation has decimated the region and put its wildlife and native inhabitants in grave danger.
The documentary “Borneo: The Last Jungle” explores this struggle, delving into the lives of those who are directly affected by the exploitation of Borneo’s resources. Viewers will gain insight into the harsh conditions that lumberjacks and drivers work under, as well as the emotional stories behind those fighting to protect their homes against corporate interests.
For anyone looking to gain a deeper understanding or appreciation for this unique corner of our world, “Borneo: The Last Jungle” is an essential watch. From its breathtaking visuals to its informative look at a complex issue, it’s sure to be both an eye-opening and thought-provoking experience for any viewer brave enough to venture into this last jungle.