Borneo Rainforest by Mattias Klum

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Published by Chronicle Books .

Written in English

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  • Deforestation,
  • Forests, rainforests,
  • Photographs: collections,
  • Photography,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Nature,
  • Photo Essays,
  • ASIA,
  • PHO,
  • PHO014000,
  • NAT038000,
  • NAT,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Ecology,
  • Juvenile Fiction / General,
  • Natural Resources,
  • Photoessays & Documentaries,
  • Borneo,
  • Rain forest ecology,
  • Rain forests

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8001669M
ISBN 100811822354
ISBN 109780811822350

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Photographer Mattias Klum takes us into the soul of the Borneo rainforest. Patiently waiting behind blinds, shooting from platforms high in the trees, or skimming above the forest canopy in a hot air balloon, Klum has captured the mystery, beauty, and complexity of Borneo's renowned but virtually impassable Danum Valley/5(2).

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Borneo has a tropical rain forest or equatorial climate with high humidity, hot temperatures and rainfall throughout the year. Temperatures during our adventure generally average between 86°F and 95°F during the day and 79°F to 84°F at night.

Kuching, the capital of Sarawak, is moderately hot, but very humid at times and receives substantial rainfall. Kuching is the wettest populated area.

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The trees can live for hundreds of years but many are endangered. Borneo has more than of. The Borneo Rainforest Lodge is an award-winning luxurious jungle lodge offering nature enthusiasts the chance to explore an area of pristine primary rainforest without compromising on comfort.

Guests can choose between standard chalets with superb jungle views or river chalets, some of which have unique balcony bathtubs overlooking the Danum river. Deforestation in Borneo has taken place on an industrial scale since the s.

Borneo, the third largest island in the world, divided between Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei, was once covered by dense tropical and subtropical rainforests. In the s and s the forests of Borneo were leveled at a rate unprecedented in human history, burned, logged and cleared, and commonly replaced with.

Located along Miri-Bintulu Road, Borneo Tropical Rainforest Resort is a minute drive from Miri Airport. Miri is a minute drive away while Bintulu is a 2-hour drive away. Fitted with hardwood floors, Borneo Resort’s air conditioned rooms and chalets come with a balcony, which allows views of nature/10(39).

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BORNEO, a giant, rugged island in Southeast Asia’s Malay Archipelago, is known for its beaches and biodiverse rainforest where thousands of wildlife called home. The Sabah region of Borneo is quite rugged and the third largest island in Asia isn’t much explored, but the tropical Sabah wildlife is some of the most diverse.

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Back inSave the Orangutan’s local partner BOS Foundation succeeded in having a rainforest area twice the size of London recognised as an area of high conservation value. Mawas, as the area is called, is located in the centre of Borneo and is home to more than 2, wild orangutans, who are now able to live in freedom in a protected.

Find three animals that live in the Borneo rainforest. Website 3 Zoom in on more animals that life in the rainforest. (Click to play then click on "Next" and watch a rainforest grow, then click on "Animals Go".) Website 4 Print out and colour pictures of rainforest animals and plants.

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The study is also a warning shot across the bow for other rainforest regions. “If Borneo is considered a microcosm for the effects of forest loss, I would expect the impacts to be markedly.

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