Category Archives: Forests & Rainforests

National Geographic Magazine, March 1967 (Volume 131, No. 3)

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It is introduced in North America and South America, subsaharan Africa, north Australia, and oceanic islands. Today very few forest people live in traditional ways; most have been displaced by outside settlers or have been forced to give up their lifestyles by governments. The FSC, founded in 1993, is an international, non-profit association, that issues certificates for well managed forests; economic, social, indigenous, and environmental interests are all taken into account. The upper storey consists of tall trees that form the top canopy receiving most of the sunlight.
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National Geographic Magazine June 1973 Volume 143 Number 6

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The Nyctimystes is a genus of tree frog in the Hylidae family. To the east of the Andes, in Ecuador's Amazonian forests, oil exploration is, both directly and indirectly, the principal cause of destruction. How can San Franciscans better celebrate the vast array of biodiversity, ecological activism, and collective natural history knowledge among us? Agree 100% The economical pressure is what kills the rainforest, give the owners money to protect it and they will.
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Life Magazine, January 21, 1946

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The remaining trees will grow faster, stronger and larger. Little clearance has occurred above 1,000 metres (3,300 feet): in the state of Rio de Janeiro it is illegal to clear forests above this height, but it is not always possible to enforce the law. Temperate forest animals have many different ways to deal with the cold and lack of food in winter. Appropriate management systems are in place but the management agency responsible is under-resourced and the political will to enforce protection measures is sometimes lacking. authorities have been unable to address ongoing threats.
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The Social Life of Trees: Anthropological Perspectives on

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At its visitor center, a ranger described the battle underway with the Paradise Fire. It described the natural resource base of the island including flora, fauna, water, mineral, cultural and historic resources. Based at Lake Mendota in Madison, WI, the player's goal is to restore the lake. Additional studies continue to expand this work. The local indigenous federation has filed a legal complaint against the Palm Oil Plantation and the regional government.
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Jungles & Rain Forests (Explorer Books)

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In this process some topsoil is scraped away and relic tree root systems are destroyed. We can’t rely on tribal peoples to stop potentially dangerous people from robbing them of their inheritance, but we can take joint responsibility by stopping any trade in agricultural products. Albeit sold and promoted as “green energy”, they damage the region’s hydrology and compromise watershed services. The relevant convention on such boundaries decrees that the canopy of what constitutes a genuine rain forest must cover more than 40 percent of the ground.
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Trees

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In the long term, though, I’d guess they will fail, for two reasons. You can listen to the waves pounding the beach. Papua New Guinea is also one of the world's least explored countries, culturally and geographically, and many undiscovered species of plants and animals are thought to exist in the remote areas. It is now (2001) considered to be an endangered (threatened) plant community in southern California.
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National Geographic July-December 1983

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The Indian tropical rain forests provide shelter to elephants, gaur and other large animals. Caur on the Red List The Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary in the Western Ghats has one of the largest gaur (Bos gaurus) populations in the world. Among our tortured world’s supreme needs is the divine commonsense and compassion of the conscientious mother and housewife. Invasiveness risk of biofuel crops using Jatropha curcas L. as a model species.
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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

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The oxidisation of these substances results in energy. Instead, they were mixing bamboo with charcoal from colonial-period eucalyptus plantations, to create a bamboo-supplemented “plantation-grown” charcoal product. Besides the aerial mapping tools, Public Lab has also developed MapKnitter.org, an online tool for stitching aerial images into maps. Former Rain Forest Protected Area (referred to in text) 40° 145 9\ Comoros Islands ANTSERANANA INDIAN OCEAN land Rain Forest (below 910ni/3.000ftJ Montane Rain Forest labove 910m/3.000fti Mangrove Forest Former Rain Forest idohahela 48° Protected Area (referred to in texti Proposed Protected Area (referred t« in text i Masoala - The Masoala peninsula contains the largest stretch of lowland rain forest left in Madagascar.
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Growth of Tropical Rain Forest Trees as Dependent on

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During the centuries that followed, Native American social systems coevolved with their local ecosystems until the social systems and ecosystems were generally coadapted. UV radiation can kill phytoplankton, the sea-going organisms that account for a significant portion of net photosynthesis that occurs in the biosphere. As the last major remnant of subtropical rainforest on a riverine floodplain in NSW, the rainforest types represented here also include palm rainforests, mangrove forests, paperbark and reed swamps.
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The National Geographic Magazine. May 1947.

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It also served to point out discrepancies between the accepted opinions and recommendations of consultants and realities on Nevis. These pastures provide a source of emergency forage during the dry season when high-quality forage supplies are depleted (Serrao and Toledo, in press), and unforested lands are easier to hold against expropriation than forested lands (Hecht et al., 1988). The data will be used to provide public education, target areas for restoration and protection projects, and help the county and municipalities with land development plans that protect Shermans Creek.
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