Marco Plebani's photos


Geografia fantastica

Inspired by a renaissance map reproducing drawings of C. Gessner's Historia Animalium. I superimposed some of those drawings on a picture of lichens, possibly Rhizocarpon geographicum.

Look at the sky

Split between Malaysia and Indonesia, Borneo is the third largest island on the planet. Its biodiversity is stunning. Borneo strikes as a land of contrasts. Large extensions of its primeval forests have been and are being cut by logging companies and replaced by oil palm plantations, with loss of plant diversity and of habitat for animals. In the process, native tribes that were traditionally nomadic have been relocated and forced to become sedentary. Yet, there are successful examples of natural conservati…

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Split between Malaysia and Indonesia, Borneo is the third largest island on the planet. Its biodiversity is stunning. Borneo strikes as a land of contrasts. Large extensions of its primeval forests have been and are being cut by logging companies and replaced by oil palm plantations, with loss of plant diversity and of habitat for animals. In the process, native tribes that were traditionally nomadic have been relocated and forced to become sedentary. Yet, there are successful examples of natural conservati…

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Split between Malaysia and Indonesia, Borneo is the third largest island on the planet. Its biodiversity is stunning. Borneo strikes as a land of contrasts. Large extensions of its primeval forests have been and are being cut by logging companies and replaced by oil palm plantations, with loss of plant diversity and of habitat for animals. In the process, native tribes that were traditionally nomadic have been relocated and forced to become sedentary. Yet, there are successful examples of natural conservati…

Location:


Split between Malaysia and Indonesia, Borneo is the third largest island on the planet. Its biodiversity is stunning. Borneo strikes as a land of contrasts. Large extensions of its primeval forests have been and are being cut by logging companies and replaced by oil palm plantations, with loss of plant diversity and of habitat for animals. In the process, native tribes that were traditionally nomadic have been relocated and forced to become sedentary. Yet, there are successful examples of natural conservati…

Location:


Split between Malaysia and Indonesia, Borneo is the third largest island on the planet. Its biodiversity is stunning. Borneo strikes as a land of contrasts. Large extensions of its primeval forests have been and are being cut by logging companies and replaced by oil palm plantations, with loss of plant diversity and of habitat for animals. In the process, native tribes that were traditionally nomadic have been relocated and forced to become sedentary. Yet, there are successful examples of natural conservati…

Location:


Split between Malaysia and Indonesia, Borneo is the third largest island on the planet. Its biodiversity is stunning. Borneo strikes as a land of contrasts. Large extensions of its primeval forests have been and are being cut by logging companies and replaced by oil palm plantations, with loss of plant diversity and of habitat for animals. In the process, native tribes that were traditionally nomadic have been relocated and forced to become sedentary. Yet, there are successful examples of natural conservati…

Location:


Split between Malaysia and Indonesia, Borneo is the third largest island on the planet. Its biodiversity is stunning. Borneo strikes as a land of contrasts. Large extensions of its primeval forests have been and are being cut by logging companies and replaced by oil palm plantations, with loss of plant diversity and of habitat for animals. In the process, native tribes that were traditionally nomadic have been relocated and forced to become sedentary. Yet, there are successful examples of natural conservati…

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Selangor Forest, KL

I have recently (winter 2015/2016) spent four months exploring Borneo's natural treasures, documenting what it is threatening them and meeting those that are working to save them. I am publishing the notes I collected during this journey on: borneowalkabout.wordpress.com
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