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Pictures of deforestation in Indonesia [updated 2014-04-08]



Below you will find a collection of photos from Indonesia. Pictures were taken by Rhett A. Butler over several years. While these images are the property of mongabay.com, it may be permissible to use them for non-commercial purposes (like powerpoint presentations and school projects), provided that the images are not altered in any form. Please read this for more details. If you are interested in using an image in a publication please contact me.


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PLACES: Papua & West Papua (Irian Jaya) | Kalimantan (Borneo) | Bali | Sulawesi | Sumatra








Oil palm trees cut in order to establish a new plantation for palm oil production



Smallholder deforestation [riau_1343]



Deforestation for plantations in Riau [riau_1020]



Plantations as seen from an airplane in South Kalimantan



Peat fire in Riau [riau_5319]



Illegally logged wood cut from a Borneo rainforest



Peatlands deforestation for oil palm [riau_0092]



Forest clearing in Riau [riau_5323]



Charred remains of a rainforest in Borneo


Farmer clearing peat forest in Indonesian Borneo

Illegal logging operation in Borneo


Forest clearing for oil palm [riau_0045]



New forest clearing for oil palm on the border of Gunung Leuser National Park



Peat fire in Riau [riau_5464]


Degraded peatland in Borneo

Illegal logging in Borneo


Deforested peat forest in West Kalimantan, Indonesia



Peatlands deforestation for oil palm [riau_0073]



Peatland forest deforested for rubber



Deforestation for plantations in Riau [riau_1016]



Illegal logging in the rainforest of Indonesian Borneo



Peatlands deforestation for oil palm [riau_0104]


Degraded peatland in Borneo


Deforestation near Manokwari



Devastated rain forest landscape in Borneo


Airplane view of deforested areas in Borneo (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Airplane view of deforested areas in Borneo



Airplane vew of cleared peatlands in Indonesia's West Kalimantan province



Deforested landscape in Borneo



Peatlands destruction in Riau [riau_1077]



Oil palm plantation near Gunung Leuser National Park



Sand mining in Borneo



Community peat forest clearing for palm oil [riau_0536]



Burned forest in Riau [riau_5302]



Peatland scrub



Deforestation near Mokwam, West Papua



Peatland scrub



New oil palm plantings on Sumatra



Peatlands deforestation for oil palm [riau_0095]


Rice fields in place of mangroves (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Rice fields in place of mangroves


Degraded peatland in Borneo


Aerial view of an oil palm plantations under clouds



Aerial view of peatland destruction in Borneo



Peat forest clearing in Riau [riau_0849]



Forest clearing for oil palm [riau_5390]



Deforested peat forest in West Kalimantan, Indonesia



Forest clearing for oil palm [riau_0030]



Peatlands destruction in Riau [riau_1095]



Illegal cut boards in the Gunung Palung rainforest



Aerial vew of burning peatlands in Indonesia's West Kalimantan province



Sunset over a deforested area [riau_0306]



Aerial view of deforestation for plantation agriculture in Sumatra



Ransacked forest



Recent forest clearing for a small-holder oil palm plantation



Peatlands deforestation for oil palm [riau_0110]




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