07 Jul '12, 7pm

豊かな自然が美しかったボルネオのカリマンタンの森が急速に経済活動に都合の良いように整地化されています。

豊かな自然が美しかったボルネオのカリマンタンの森が急速に経済活動に都合の良いように整地化されています。

Kalimantan, the Indonesian portion of Borneo, was once a lush tropical landscape full of some of the most sought-after timber in the world. In recent years, a combination of logging and agriculture has contributed to a rapidly changing landscape. Forests are gradually being cleared and replaced by palm oil plantations, a response to the ever-increasing global demand for biofuels. As palm oil generates ever more revenue, more land is cleared. Whether for logging—which has moved farther from the coast and higher up the slopes of the mountains—or for agricultural purposes, the forests of Kalimantan are being cleared at an increasing rate. The image above shows a southern section of Kalimantan as it appeared on July 16, 2000. The natural-color view was acquired by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) on the Landsat 7 satellite. Light green areas with gridlines of light bro...

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