CIFOR Forest Asia Photo Competition

My Precious Collection

My Precious Collection

Location: Bulungan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia

Dayak Punan family show their The Great Argus (Argusianus argus) feather collection. Special snare was used by this Dayak family to catch this cryptic pheasant species which famously spectacular, always heard, and seldom seen. As one of a local tribe in East Kalimantan, Dayak Punan still practices hunting and gathering also sometimes slash-and-burn farming. The pheasant presence itself is highly threatened by hunting and forest degradation where most forest in Kalimantan has been converted into oil palm plantation, human settlement, mining area, and agriculture land.

I just submitted 3 photos for CIFOR Photo competition. You can help me to vote my pictures for this CIFOR Photo competition until today! If not win, let these pictures become an explanation how complex forest issues in Indonesia. It is very easy to vote for me ! Just click the pictures link below or the photos, and then on the webpage click VOTE NOW. These are the following photo I have submitted. Thanks for voting for me :)

Saya baru menyerahkan 3 foto untuk CIFOR Photo competition. Anda dapat membantu saya untuk memilih fotoku untuk kompetisi foto ini hingga hari ini! Jika tidak menang pun biarkan foto-foto ini menjadi gambaran bagaimana peliknya permasalahan kehutanan di Indonesia. Sangat mudah untuk memilih untukku! Cukup klik tautan atau foto dibawah ini, kemudian pada halaman web klik VOTE NOW. Berikut adalah foto-foto saya. Terima kasih sudah memilih.

 

Two Men and a Chainsaw

Two Men and a Chainsaw

Location: Sintang, West Kalimantan, Indonesia

Two men took a rest at their simple hut with their chainsaw in Sintang Regency, West Kalimantan. The forest where they collect wood itself belongs to the community forest which highly probable their own community. Wood collection practice has been taken place for years in many place of Kalimantan forest mainly for construction and firewood.

BTS  The Red Mark

BTS // The Red Mark

Location: Sintang, West Kalimantan, Indonesia

A Village Boundary, marked with red paint on a tree pole in Sintang Regency, West Kalimantan. BTS means ‘Batas’  or Boundary in Bahasa Indonesia. Sometimes it is difficult  to decide a village boundary since all decisions should meet all villagers consensus. It is often and might be followed by a dispute between one village to another.

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