Deforestation and industrial plantations development in Borneo uri icon


  • The dataset reveals forty-two years (1973-2015) of forest degradation by the logging industry, and conversion to industrial oil palm and pulpwood plantations in Borneo, shared by Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei. To view the data online, please visit: Atlas of deforestation and industrial plantations in Borneo. For more information on results, discussions, methods used, definitions and caveats, readers should consult this scientific publication: Gaveau et al. (2016) Rapid conversions and avoided deforestation: examining four decades of industrial plantation expansion in Borneo. Scientific Reports and Gaveau et al. (2014) Four decades of forest persistence, clearance and logging on Borneo. Plos One

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  • 2016