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Pictures of sumatra 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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River in the Riau peatlands



Peatlands destruction in Riau



Orange butterfly [riau_1521]



Peat forest in Riau [riau_0346]



Woodpulp plantation [riau_5211]



Rain forest in Riau [riau_5171]



Sumatran rainforest



Peat forest tree


Red grasshawk butterfly


Acacia logs being loaded onto trucks



Rainforest creek in Gunung Leuser



Forest clearing for oil palm [riau_0044]



Deforestation for oil palm development


Rainforest creek near Jantho

Rainforest river near Jantho


Sunset over a deforested area [riau_0325]



Sunset over a deforested area [riau_0315]



Oil palm plantation outside Aceh Tamiang



Lowland rainforest [riau_1466]



Peat forest cleared for acacia



Thomas' Leaf Monkey



Deforestation in Sumatra [riau_1390]



Acacia plantation in Riau [riau_0948]


Orange fungi


Lake in Giam Siak Kecil



Rainforest and oil palm in Sumatra



Peat swamp in Indonesia



Acacia plantation [riau_5060]



Common bluebottle butterflies (Graphium sarpedon) feeding on minerals



Recently harvested acacia plantation [riau_0916]



Excavator knocking down acacia trees



Rainforest and jungle rubber in Sumatra [riau_5439]



Mama Orangutan Carrying Baby



Newly planted oil palm plantation [aceh_0901]


Rainforest near Jantho


Logs being floated down a river in Sumatra



Baby orangutan at a conservation center



Rainforest in Riau



Baby orangutan in a diaper



Orangutan



Mother orangutan in tree



Acacia plantation in Riau [riau_0963]



Clearing for a new oil palm plantation [aceh_0853]



Sumatran rainforest [riau_1381]


Line of termites

Rainforest tree near Jantho


Peat forest in Giam Siak Kecil [riau_0743]



Acacia plantation [riau_5020]



Excavator working in an acacia plantation


Fig fruit


Gunung Leuser ecosystem



Riau rainforest [riau_5126]



Freshly cleared forest for palm oil [aceh_0977]



Acacia



Acacia plantation [riau_5015]



Acacia plantation [riau_5023]



Rain forest in Riau



Peat forest and oil palm


Bug


Woodpulp plantation



Baby orangutan in a diaper [north_sumatra_0584]



Giving an adult male orangutan a health check [north_sumatra_0257]



River in the Riau peatlands [riau_1045]



Deforestation in Sumatra [riau_1366]


Cicada exoskeleton


Drainage canal in Riau's peat forest [riau_1212]



Rainforest canopy in Sumatra



Katydid [aceh_0780]



Acacia plantation in Riau [riau_0943]



Sumatran rainforest [riau_1384]



Peat fire in Riau



Orangutan in tree



Butterflies



Orangutan on the ground



Canal in an acacia plantation [riau_5587]



Sumatran rainforest [riau_1383]



Truck carrying acacia fiber


Butterfly in Aceh


Thomas' Leaf Monkey in tree


White flowers

Daybreak over the Aceh forest


Pink and red ginger flower



Baby orangutan



Newly planted oil palm plantation [aceh_0913]



Oil palm plantation in the process of being replanted



Rainforest and jungle rubber in Sumatra [riau_5446]



Acacia plantation [riau_1353]



Industrial acacia plantation [riau_1498]



Peat forest in Giam Siak Kecil [riau_0790]



Orangutan


Insect


Forest clearing for oil palm [riau_0035]



Rainforest in the Gunung Leuser ecosystem



Deforestation in Riau [riau_1177]



Assassin bug



Rainforest in Riau [riau_5237]



Caterpillars



Rain forest in Riau [riau_5178]



Acacia plantation [riau_5081]



Forest clearing in Riau



Rainforest in the Gunung Leuser ecosystem [aceh_1289]



Red dragonfly



Forest and oil palm


Forest near Jantho


Truck carrying acacia logs



Flying frog



Peatlands destruction in Riau [riau_1076]


Beetlenut palms


Rainforest canopy in Sumatra [riau_1491]



Peat forest in Giam Siak Kecil [riau_0834]



Replanting an oil palm plantation on the edge of Gunung Leuser National Park



Palm fresh fruit bunch



Acacia plantation



Peat forest in Giam Siak Kecil [riau_0742]



A burned acacia plantation



Peat fire in Sumatra [riau_1424]



Fungi on a rainforest tree



Peat forest in Riau [riau_0347]



Rain forest along the Bohorok River



Tropical forest in Sumatra [north_sumatra_0075]



Peat forest [riau_1131]



Canal running through an acacia plantation



Baby orangutan in a diaper [north_sumatra_0595]



Canopy of an oil palm plantation [aceh_0799]



Drained and deforestated peatland



Baby orangutan [north_sumatra_0473]



Oil palm plantation with the rainforest of Gunung Leuser National Park in the background



Peat forest in Riau



Oil palm plantation




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