Category Archives: Forests & Rainforests

The National Geographic Magazine. February 1941 Volume

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Over 40 vertebrate and 50 plant species are seriously endangered, and another 220 species are threatened with extinction. Because of rainforest deforestation, we are losing an average of 137 plants, insects and animal species every day. In 1989 he led a successful media campaign against a construction project that threatened the territory of indigenous people and Siberian tigers in the Ussuri Forest. However, the tree's seed is dispersed only by the Tityra, a small bird whose conspicuous silvery plumage and black facial mask makes it highly conspi- cuous and easy prey for hawks.
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America's Great National Forests, Wildernesses, and

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Forest Service, proposed a new management strategy for the Gila National Forest. Transmission of genetic variation from the adult generation to naturally established seedling cohorts in small forest stands of pedunculate oak (Quercus robur L.). Life-cycle assessment of bio-diesel from Jatropha curcas L. energy balance, impact on global warming, land use impact. Tree recruitment after severe forest fragmentation as a predictor of future forest composition.
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THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE - APRIL, 1947 - VOL. XCI -

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It is also a time when plants and animals prepare for winter. Tropical forest responses to increasing atmospheric CO2: current knowledge and opportunities for future research. Several studies have used satellites and other techniques to map carbon density (Table 2). In addition to identifying land areas, communes and villages are expected to manage the resulting plantations themselves. Naess thus seems to play down the ‘spiritual’ interpretation — God is hardly mentioned — and is sceptical of a mystical oneness.
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India's Environment: Crisis and Responses

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WWF works to create market conditions that conserve the world’s forests, but also provide economic and social benefits for businesses and people. Litter type, litter placement and fauna effects on short-term litter decomposition rates across a precipitation gradient in 23 tropical forests: general patterns and site-specific factors. Tropical and subtropical moist forests (TSMF) as shown within the Holdridge Life Zones classification scheme, and includes moist forests, wet forests, and rainforests.
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National Geographic Magazine - Back Issue - November 2006 -

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It is human nature to get used to things. The average food production of such areas is about half a hundredweight per acre per year. But the logging in Indonesia was on a grander scale because it had been planned in advance, as a result of cooperation between the Japanese government and timber corporations. McDonald, K., Bosshard, P. & Brewer, N. 2009. Update 8/30/2013: The fires have been contained and all areas re-opened.
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Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems: Building

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To a lesser degree, surrounding land uses may affect species establishment through the movement of nutrients and agrochemicals into the site, as well as herbivores and pathogens. As a volunteer, you simply install a non-invasive application on your device and get on with your day. At the time, rivers were on fire, oil spills fouled Santa Barbara’s coastline, spaceships were headed to the moon, and the nation was at war. Are you sure you want to delete this answer?
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National Geographic April 1956

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The major types were originally classified and compared by the brilliant forest ecologist Lucy Braun in her classic Deciduous Forests of Eastern North America (1950),to which this reporter is greatly indebted. Golden Gate Park is a beautiful and complex landscape with a great diversity of natural, historic, and recreational features. Southern Amazonia was plunged into the worst drought in living memory. The original extent of the eastern rain forests at colonization was 11.2 ha of which 7.6 million ha remained in 1950.
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National Geographic Magazine, March 1926 (Vol. XLIX No. 3)

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EDUBO: een kwantitatieve indicatorenset voor monitoring en evaluatie op bestandsschaal van de ecologische duurzaamheidsaspecten van bosbeheer in Vlaanderen. Six atoms of carbon are linked together in a chain to form a molecule of glucose (CsHijOe) and surplus oxygen is returned to the atmosphere. While the species most used by Ecoformation presently (Eucalyptus and Khaya) are not native to Madagascar, the organization stated that they are aiming to find additional local species to use as well.
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Life Magazine, October 9, 1944

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In Africa, logging roads give access to poachers who hunt endangered wildlife as "bushmeat" or meat sold to city dwellers. They are also used to make fish traps, sleeping mats, hammocks, hats, walking sticks, toothbrushes and twine. Dominick is currently on Oregon’s Global Warming Commission Subcommittee on Forest Carbon and is Editor of numerous scientific journals and publications. Unfortunately, this insight has been slow to penetrate the world of law and politics. The sole modern orginator of the bundle of ideas he had chosen to call Social Ecology.
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Introduction to Forest Resource Management

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Ecologists have long attempted to classify the major biotic zones of the Earth. There are a couple ways to go about conserving a rainforest; one is to ensure that conservation will provide economic incentives for the farmers, and the other is to work with the indigenous people to understand a more sustainable way of living (Barkmann, 2007). They are equipped to repel the ferocious attacks of their prey, with thick fur or bony scales (see page 48). The atmosphere, oceans, lakes and rivers are commons that provide natural resources and absorb pollution.
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