Category Archives: Forests & Rainforests

Long-Term Monitoring in Unmanaged Woodland Nature Reserves

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It accounts for over 50% of African rainforest area [ 2 ], has high oil and mineral receipts (around 90% of exports) and yet low rural income and has experienced high levels of political instability that is still pervasive in some regions. Spiritual ecology encompasses a vast, diverse, complex, and dynamic arena of intellectual and practical activities at the interfaces of religions and spiritualities on the one hand, and on the other, ecologies, environments, and environmentalisms.
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LIFE Magazine: March 1, 1954

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These agents of change are discussed further below. In the 1950s, the chainsaw and the tractor arrived on the island, causing much destruction to its rainforests. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit. Maybe the quiet guardians of our planet will help unite us inspite of our past. Ryan Woo for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) Palm oil plantations have an overall negative impact on biodiversity, according to research released this week.
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Life Magazine March 1, 1943 - Cover: Bow Ties

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This is your chance to get actively involved in the stewardship of the United States' national and natural treasures. Minisymposium on tropical dry forests: regeneration, succession, recovery and conservation. Legend has it that Pontius Pilate, the man who ordered Christ's death, actually sat beneath its branches in his youth - he had been posted there by the Roman army. While tourist promotional material was framed within a romantic aesthetic emphasising the grandeur of nature, the tourist industry flourished best after the rainforest had been tamed, reduced to patches interspersed among farms and towns.
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Tree Frogs (Rain Forest Animals)

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Because of the tree's rapid growth it has begun taking over grassland areas where new deciduous forests would have developed. Biodiversity is extremely important to people and the health of ecosystems. Concurrently, forests perform a very fundamental task of natural oxygen generation. The role of seed banks in natural rehabilitation of dry tropical forests in Northern Ethiopia. As our efforts grow, the data our citizen scientists collect could be used for land conservation or road improvements that protect amphibians in other places, too.
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Life Magazine October 18, 1954

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For permissions, please email: journals.permissions@oup.com. I have had the good fortune to have traveled to a number of different rainforests, and enjoy sharing those experiences. It is also home to thousands of plants and animals, and provides support for trees responsible for the formation of the canopy. Earth is sometimes called “water planet.” But, in fact, the number of freshwater is limited. “Only about 2 percent of the planet's water is fresh.” (How much water is there on Earth?) This water is not enough even to meet daily needs of mankind.
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Reproducible Masters. Habitats. Exploring Rain Forests,

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That means the relatively drier subtropics move as well, pushing closer to places like Salt Lake City, where Thomas Reichler, co-author of the new study, teaches meteorology. "One of the immediate consequences one can think of is those deserts and dry areas are moving poleward," said Reichler, of the University of Utah. Being so close to the Park, feels like your living in the homes of many animals. ...more less We are a 8 min drive to the ocean and the entrance of the Manuel Antonio National Park. ...more less You have a wee glimpse of the Pacific Ocean... we are close enough to the ocean to hear it, but the National Park is between us and the water. ...more less Both the bedrooms have air conditioning.
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Conserving Rain Forests (Conserving Our World)

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Madagascar has its own bamboo specialists: bamboo lemurs. To this end I conducted personal interviews with the heads of the Water, Agricuiture and Public Health departments as well as officials in the Planning, Electricity and Customs offices and private industry representatives. New Phytologist 208, 1241�1250. •Anderson-Teixeira, K. The white mangroves excrete the salt through two bumps at the base of their leaves. Supported by National Geographic Digital Media, "Field Expedition: Mongolia — Valley of the Khans Project" is an innovative, noninvasive archaeological survey of Mongolia’s sacred lands that allows web users around the world to actively participate in an ongoing, real-time scientific exploration.
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National Geographic One Hundred Years: Centennial 1888-1988

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Preliminary results indicated that though fish are an important component of the local diet, other protein sources including chicken and eggs also figure prominently. In many cases, destruction of the region�s rainforests is motivated by short-term gains rather than the long-term productive capacity of the land. It also helps them assess the impact of environmental problems, such as acid rain or the greenhouse effect. A population of fewer than 10,000 within a 93 square km area leads to a peculiar brand of politics characterized by "intense face-to-face personalism and kinship ties that reduce objective decision-making, inhibit confronting serious (polarizing) issues, and reinforce the status quo" (McElroy et. al., 1987).
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National Geographic Magazine, November 1972

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If anything, our understanding of Central African climate is even weaker than our understanding of its ecology. Rainforests are those forests which are characterised by high rainfall between 1750mm and 2000mm and belong to the tropical wet climate group. NOAA's Ark – Photos of marine mammals, birds, and other animals. Ruthlessly destroying forests and rainforests around the globe to make more room for farms and cattle pasture is one of the biggest environmental evils that happens today in many parts of the world.
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National Geographic Magazine, May 1954

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Players are challenged to compare chunks of genetic code between the various fungus samples, as a means to search for genes that could be important in the disease. Describe the role of atmospheric ozone in absorbing ultra violet (UV) radiation. Natural history and systematics of the subfamily Phytelephantoideae (Arecaceae). NRC 582 F.2d 77 (1st Circuit Court) 439 U. Food is scarce but the Paedocypris — smaller than other fish by a few tenths of a millimetre — can sustain their small bodies grazing on plankton near the bottom of the water.
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