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Best of 2012 - Borneo rainforest

Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com
December 20, 2012


Borneo rainforest.
Borneo rainforest. Photo by Rhett A. Butler

For the month of December, I'll be posting some of my favorite pictures from 2012. All of these photos were taken during the course of my reporting travels.

Lowland rainforest in Sabah, on the island of Borneo. Most of Borneo's old-growth lowland rainforests have been destroyed since 1980. Most of the remaining forest in the lowland has been selectively logged, cleared, or converted for agriculture and plantations.








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