Category: Forests & Rainforests

National Geographic Magazine, Volume 69

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In total, between 1990 and 2005, India gained 5.9% of its forest cover, or around 3,762,000 hectares. Quantifying the evidence for biodiversity effects on ecosystem functioning and services. That strategy first involves preserving old-growth forests and protecting them from being degraded or converted to other land uses, she said. Cris Benton has used kite photography to document the surprisingly beautiful “saltscapes” of the South Bay, while Matthew Booker’s Down By the Bay is one of the best recent histories of the long, complicated, and contradictory relationship of urbanizing humans and the amazing inland estuary we enjoy as the Bay.

THE OYMPIC RAIN FOREST

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Data are widely used for a variety of purposes and are presented in the annual WeBS Report. Naess seems to suggest a similar ethic — a ‘philosophy of oneness’ — in which a deep identification with the natural world is felt or experienced. It was the end of this drought that signalled the birth of new forests. Middle school students felt significantly more negative towards trash (t112 = -2.213, p = 0.029; Fig. 3).

INTERSPECIFIC COMPETITION IN THE TROPICAL RAIN FOREST

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Many medical and pharmaceutical agencies run research projects in the jungle, gaining plant knowledge and experimenting with new drugs. It is worth noting that serious Spanish anarchists, even those who joined the CNT, regarded the influence of the CNT’s trade-unionist mentality on the FAI (Iberian Anarchist Federation) as deleterious and ultimately disastrous. Non-technical summary, Project PBO98/41/16, KULeuven/UIA, 21. Canopy: the canopy structure of the rainforest provides an abundance of places for plants to grow and animals to live.

National Geographic Vol. 160 No. 1 July 1981

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Illegal and unsustainable logging: High demand for timber products, weak laws and poorly implemented trade rules lead to logging that destroys nature. Uncontrolled burning of this sort has accounted for some of the deforestation along the edges of the forests. Would you like to know what the weather is like in different biomes around the world? Patios had spots where the mineral soil was exposed, but always contained vegetated strips both surrounding and within them. Most live in large urban centers, but all residents rely on the Amazon�s natural bounty for food, shelter and livelihoods.

Nature's Best Rain Forest and Other Critters

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Since I was little, my mother wanted to teach us the importance of recycling. Safe management of polluted sediment-derived soils in the Scheldt Basin. To prevent that problem Government of India has taken many necessary steps for the plantation of trees. Citizen scientists will use carefully designed scientific procedures and modern technology to collect data, such as the number of camas plants and flowering plants and the presence of invasive species.

National Geographic Magazine, May 1960

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Most of the following mammals are known from subfossil remains: Oriente Cave Rat ______ (Cuba, extinct by about 1870) Torre's Cave Rat ______ (Cuba, extinct by about 1870) Haitian Edible Rat ______ (Hispaniola, extinct by about 1600) Hispaniolan Edible Rat ______ (Hispaniola & La Gonave Is., extinct by about 1600) Cuban Short-tailed Hutia ______ (Cuba, extinct by about 1600) Crooked Island Hutia ______ (Bahamas, extinct by about 1600) Great Abaco Hutia ______ (Bahamas, extinct by about 1600) Imposter Hutia (or Hispaniolan Hexolobodon) ______ (Hispaniola & La Gonave Is., extinct by about 1600) Montane Hutia (or Hispaniolan Narrow-toothed Hutia) ______ (Hispaniola & La Gonave Is., extinct by about 1600) Plate-toothed Giant Hutia (or Puerto Rican Quemi) ______ (Puerto Rico, extinct by about 1500) Lesser Antillean Giant Hutia ______ (islands of Anguilla & St.

Life Magazine, October 15, 1945

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The Welsh Sea Watches Project is a new initiative with that aims to develop a network of reliable volunteers throughout Wales to assist in data collection and further understanding and public awareness of the amazing cetacean species that can be seen off Welsh coasts. The tone of this year's Red List is depressingly familiar. The endangered Hispaniolan Solenodon is one of the most unusual and ancient mammals on Earth. Latitudinal gradients of species diversity.

LIFE Magazine - Monthly Issue: June, 1980 - Folk Art, Cat

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In an ecosystem such as a rain forest, the scavenger is an animal. Both of these are measured in kJ per squared meter per year. We also support local communities’ ability to earn a living sustainably. Deforestation, overgrazing, and periodic drought have led to desertification and soil erosion. G., Paredes Arce, G., and Marquina, R. (1998) Suelos de la zona de Iquitos. Among the important climatic factors are: seasonal variation: rainfall may be distributed evenly throughout the year, or be marked by seasonal variations. dry summer, wet winter: most regions of the earth receive most of their rainfall during the summer months; Mediterranean climate regions receive their rainfall during the winter months. elevation: increasing elevation causes a distribution of habitat types similar to that of increasing latitude.

LIFE MAGAZINE July 26, 1937

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Solar cooking in Madagascar: Solar cooker project of ADES. If we just draw the forest line and guard that, the forest will take care of itself. Tell the 2016 Presidential Candidates: Refuse Donations From Fossil Fuel Companies I had breakfast at the Kalaloch Lodge restaurant, not far from the Queets,while the rain was still falling. “When will the sun come out?” an elderly woman at the next table asked the waitress as if lodging a complaint with management. “The whole weekend we’ve been here it’s rained continuously.” “I’m so happy that finally we got three days of rain,” the waitress responded politely. “This year we got 12 inches.

Over in the Rain Forest

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According to our models, by the year 2020, rates of forest destruction would rise by up to 500,000 hectares per year, and the area of forest that remained in large, unfragmented tracts — exceeding 100,000 square kilometers — would decline by 36 percent. Told by two gifted biologists, this book is jammed full of wonders. If I were cynical, I would suspect that John and Rod are either employees or trolls for Verizon or AT&T, but I’m not…just experienced in the way of how these kinds of lists get hijacked.