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








Deforestation for oil palm [riau_1170]


Cicada

Aceh Rainforest


Excavators working in a cleared acacia plantation [riau_5799]



Riau rainforest [riau_0902]



Peat forest in Giam Siak Kecil [riau_0828]



Peatlands destruction in Riau [riau_1106]



Peat forest damaged by fire in Riau [riau_5304]



Deforestation in Riau [riau_0646]



Deforestation for plantations in Riau [riau_0999]



Riau rainforest [riau_5094]


Rainforest river


Re-establishing an oil palm plantation on the edge of Gunung Leuser National Park



Deforestation in Riau [riau_1221]



Mahout atop an Sumatran elephant



Oil palm and forest near Bukit Lawang



Orangutan relaxing in tree



Orange and black assassin bug



Bukit Lawang



Orangutan information center display



Oil palm plantation in Riau [riau_0548]



Mother and baby orangutan in at tree



Oil palm plantation and rainforest near Tangkahan village



Oil palm estate



Thomas leaf monkeys



Peatland drainage canal [riau_0064]



Peatlands destruction in Riau [riau_1103]



Mahout speaking on his mobile from atop an elephant



Oil palm plantation [riau_5279]


Butterfly


Yellow and black grasshopper



Deforestation in Riau [riau_0649]



Colorful tiger beetle



Large Orangutan with Open Mouth



Orb spider eating a dragonfly



Deforestation in Riau [riau_1274]



Brown spider



Orangutan



Lounging Orangutan



Sumatran elephants crossing a river



Orangutan in tree


Aceh Rainforest


Mohawk caterpillar


River near Jantho


New oil palm development



Worm encased in sticks



Forest land stripped of trees



Peatlands destruction in Riau [riau_1065]



Excavators loading acacia logs [riau_5610]



Gunung Leuser Rain Forest



Mother and baby orangutan in at tree



Orangutan hanging in tree



Acacia plantation in Riau [riau_0953]



Oil palm plantation extending down to a waterway



Giant black carpenter bee - Xylocopa sp



Peatlands destruction in Riau [riau_1062]



Woodpulp plantation [riau_0589]



Peatforest deforestation [riau_1028]



Woodpulp plantation [riau_0572]



Water monitor in a clear river


Soil erosion off Java


Oil palm plantation and rainforest near Tangkahan village



Orangutan in nest



Black & White Helen (Papilio nephelus) feeding on minerals



Pandanus peatswamp [riau_0445]



Peat forest in Giam Siak Kecil [riau_0839]



Deforestation for plantations in Riau [riau_1021]



Acacia plantation in Riau [riau_0928]



Bohorok River



Peat forest in Riau [riau_0524]



Pulp and paper plantation [riau_5261]



Sumatran elephants in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park



Lowland rainforest [riau_1463]



White flowers [riau_0171]



Peat forest cut down by the Indonesian government [riau_0195]



Land-clearing for oil palm [riau_5281]



Bohorok River



Water monitor lizard in Sumatra


Rushing rainforest river


Water monitor in a clear river



Oil palm plantation in Riau [riau_0563]



Lowland rainforest [riau_1456]



Orangutan



Degraded forest in Jambi



Orangutan in tree



Excavators working in an acacia plantation [riau_5698]


Island off Java


Acacia plantation in Riau [riau_0976]



Rainforest and acacia [riau_1444]


Forest clearing in Aceh


Multicolored grasshoppers mating



Rainforest river that forms the border of Gunung Leuser N.P. near Bukit Lawang



Excavator working in an acacia plantation [riau_5577]


Smallholder agriculture


Orangutan in nest



Acacia plantation in Riau [riau_0958]



Peat forest being burned for a new oil palm plantation [riau_1273]



Oil palm plantation and rainforest



Industrial acacia plantation [riau_1501]



Truck transporting acacia logs [riau_5696]



Excavators working in a cleared acacia plantation [riau_5814]



Sumatran elephant



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


Wasp nest in the Aceh rainforest


Orangutan in tree



Deforested peatland [riau_0613]



Deep rainforest pool on the Batang river



Planthopper



Colorful moth in Sumatra [riau_5759]



Gunung Leuser Rain Forest



Forest clearing in Riau [riau_5320]



Peat forest in Giam Siak Kecil [riau_0794]



Oil palm and rainforest in Riau [riau_5425]


Fig fruit


Forest clearing in Riau [riau_5322]



Rubber plantation [riau_1316]



Wild freshwater turtle in Sumatra



Excavators loading acacia logs [riau_5633]



Thomas leaf monkeys



New oil palm development




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