4 October 2013
Come on Alex! Nearly there!' Swanto, our Indonesian guide, skips up the hill in his bare feet, jumping between massive tree roots and ducking fronds of vegetation without seeming to break sweat.
Once I've finally caught up with him - and caught my breath - I can start to fully take in my surroundings. Swanto wanted to bring us to this particular spot in the Borneo rainforest, not just because it's beautiful, but because it might not be here in a few months' time. We've just visited another area of forest that has been turned into a huge series of open pit coal mines - and I was shocked by what I saw.
Read more from the Huffington Post here.