17 Jul '12, 5pm

Industrial logging leaves a poor legacy in Borneo's rainforests via @mongabay

Industrial logging leaves a poor legacy in Borneo's rainforests via @mongabay

In pictures: Rainforests to palm oil (07/02/2012) In late May I had the opportunity to fly from Kota Kinabalu in Malaysian Borneo to Imbak Canyon and back. These are some of my photos. Historically Borneo was covered by a range of habitats, including dense tropical rainforests, swampy peatlands, and natural grasslands. But its lowland forests have been aggressively logged for timber and then converted for oil palm plantations.

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0717-borneo-logging.html

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