Category Archives: Forests & Rainforests

The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 128 July-December,

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Gulinck (eds.) Erosion, Afforestation and People. When they burst into flames and fall to the ground, yet more of the dry underbrush catches, too. Once I learned, I could never look at another ficus tree the same way. There are 8 luxury homes in this area owned by Americans and Canadians. Both groups regard human beings as mere pawns to be used for the furtherance of their personal power and wealth.
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National Geographic Magazine, Aug. 1997, Vol. 192, No. 2

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They play an important part in the forest's regeneration through the fruits and seeds they eat. Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India. Worst of all, in the early 1980s the failure of rain forest projects was leading to a decline in the level of international funding for the forest sector. This is further supported by the significant positive relationship found between NC score and ERB, showing a direct connection between environmental sensitivity and ERB.
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Life Magazine - August 30, 1943 - 8/30/43 Anthony Eden, Gene

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Nathan, a Baptist preacher, has come to spread the Word in a remote village reachable only by airplane. We work hand-in-hand with Digital Volunteers to transcribe historic documents and collection records to facilitate research and excite learning in audiences everywhere. That has been the name of this game so far. Natural law would suggest a central role for indigenous peoples in discussing and deciding on the management of forest areas.
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The Tropical Forest: Ants Ants Animals and Plants

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The land may then be used for grazing, producing beef for export to industrialized nations (the hamburger connection). Much of its wealth was accumulated through exploita- tion of its own forests and other natural resources; but by 1967, Thailand was a net importer of timber. Conflicts caused by afforestation of agricultural lands in densely populated areas.. It has now been 5 years since the release of radioactive contaminants from Fukushima and we are now seeing the evidence on the west coast of North America.
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The Woodsman's Companion: Tracking, Beelining, Weather

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Tropical rain forest: ecology and management. Tropical Nature is an interesting book full of life and endless facets of lowland tropical rainforests that can be appreciated by all types of people. The early exploitation of rain forests did not test these limits: only single trees, scattered through the forest were dragged out by man or beast. The combination of heat and moisture makes this biome the perfect environment for more than 15 million plants and animals.
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The National Geographic Magazine January 1926 (Vol. 49 No.

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The females of the species can have wingspans in excess of 25 cm (10 in). More recently, the Indonesian government has moved thousands of people from the islands of Java, Madura and Bali to Sumatra as part of its transmigration programme, creating villages along the edges of the forest areas where elephants are found. Another reason for this diversity lies in the fact that the climatic conditions in a rain forest vary little throughout the year, or even over centuries.
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Alternatives to Deforestation: Steps Toward Sustainable Use

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She also holds a BA in Anthropology from Grinnell College ↩ Independence of project operations from funders; lack of collaboration with government I conducted semi-structured interviews between May-June 2014 with four organizations that operate plantation projects. SoundCitizen is a community-based water sampling network in the Puget Sound area of Washington state. That includes 29% of all amphibians, 21% of all mammals and 12% of all birds. An MIT scientist whose work provided evidence that deforestation of specific sections of rain forest increases the prospect of widespread regional drought was recently selected by President Clinton to receive a Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering.
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National Geographic Index 1947-1983

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Mankind has come a long way from the old, primitive way of living in the forest and discovering fire. When the population of grazing animals spikes from lack of predation, the result can be the overgrazing and destruction of forests. A terrarium community, for example, can have small animals. The significance of semi-permanent, abandoned pastures in eastern Amazonia goes beyond the forests that they displace, for these highly flammable ecosystems increase the likelihood that fire will be a component of this landscape for decades to come.
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LIFE Magazine - March 24, 1967

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Large trees are cut down and dragged through the forest, while access roads open up remote forest areas to agriculture by poor farmers. These snakes cam be very large, up to 23 feet long and 200 pounds. In 1983 the travelling pig population probably exceeded one million animals. This particular field of study is very important for those who are concerned about forest conservation. For instance, the Amazon has 1,100 tributaries alone. But as the heat and drought traveled up the mountain, the ants went with them.
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Ground-Truthing: Reimagining the Indigenous Rainforests of

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Anatoly Lebedev, UN Forest Hero from Russia. Political economy confirms that industry interests will fight to maintain hegemony over nature and forests as physical and conceptual entities. Sports such as orienteering, cross-country skiing, as well as berry-and-mushroom picking are other popular activities which take place in the forests. Isolated primates - The Mentawai group of islands has been separated from Sumatra by a deep marine trough since the middle of the Pleistocene epoch, about a million years ago.
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