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Last of the Borneo Rainforest Cover featuring Southern Pig-tailed Macaque, Danum Valley, Sabah

Dawn mist in Danum Valley, Sabah

Two juvenile Southern Pig-tailed Macaques in Danum Valley, Sabah

Variegated leaf in Mesilau Nature Resort, Sabah

Orang Utan Sanctuary, Sepilok, Sabah

Kinabalu National Park, Sabah

Flower and pitcher Nepenthes Rajah pitcher plant, Mesilau Nature Resort, Sabah

Canopy of Dipterocarp tree at Poring Hot Springs, Sabah

Rafflesia flower 60 cm across with pollinating flies, 4 days old, Poring, Sabah

The Red Giant Flying Squirrel in flight, Sepilok, Sabah

Palm Oil deforestation, Sabah

Image wrap laminated Hardback, 146 pages, 20 × 25 cm, illustrated throughout

I’ve just received the first copy of my latest photo book “The Last of the Borneo Rainforest” this is my first foray into print-on-demand publishing and I’m delighted with the print quality and colour accuracy.

To buy a copy visit the blurb bookstore here

Book cover: The Last of the Borneo Rainforest by Quintin Lake

Deforestation in Sabah for Palm Oil plantations

Virgin rainforest in Ulu Temburong, Brunei

Rainforest canopy in Sabah, Borneo

A photostory of deforestation and Palm Oil plantations contrasted with the wildlife of Sabah and Brunei. Featuring Sepilok, Kinabalu National Park, Danum Valley, Kinabatangan River, Peradayan and Ulu Temburong.

Binding: Hardback, 146 pages
Format: 20 × 25 cm, Full page photographs in colour throughout

Preview and order the book here > >

Palm Oil plantations seen from Ranau to Sepilok near A4 road, north Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia

Destruction of Primary rainforest to make way for Palm Oil Plantations

Destruction of Jungle to make way for Palm Oil Plantations in Sabah, Borneo

Lone remaining Primary rainforest after deforestation for Palm Oil

Palm Oil Plantations on either side of the A4 road, north Sabah, Borneo

Deforestation to make way for Palm Oil Plantations (rear) in Sabah

Recently planted palm oil plantation

A palm oil refinery in a sea of palm oil plantations under a stormy sky, Sabah, borneo

VIEW MORE / BUY PRINTS / DOWNLOAD  & LICENSE  STOCK IMAGES  of  Palm Oil Plantations and rainforest deforestation in  Sabah, Borneo Island, Malaysia here >>

Photography © Quintin Lake, 2010

Final images are now online at the Sabah Youth Conservation Expedition Website including photos from Danum Valley, Iban Longhouse, Kinabatangan river, Bagang, Orangutan in Sepilok, Palm Oil Plantations and Deforestation, Sabah tea Plantation, Pitcher plants of Mesilau, Kinabalu National park, Palau Sulug Island, turtle Island and the Sabah Youth Conservation Expedition Team

I’m acting as photographer for this expedition arriving a couple of weeks before the group to have more time to make photographs of the rainforest. You can read about the background to the project and follow daily progress and photography on the expedition website from 13-25th July 2010.The expedition will produce the following publications:

SABAH DIARY EXPEDITION BOOK (via blurb.com)

DANUM VALLEY PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK (via blub.com)

PALM OIL EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE (publisher tbc)

The expedition will also be creating sound recording for potential inclusion in a BBC Voices of Sabah Programme

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