The National Geographic Magazine, March 1942 (Vol. LXXXI,

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Forest Ecology and Management 259(5):958-966. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2009.11.038 Dykstra, D. Araucaria species become widespread at high altitudes in the Andes of southern Brazil, but these are also important timber trees and are now endangered in the wild. Original Post at Elsevier SciTech Connect on September 26, 2016 As a newly minted biologist in the 1980s, I cut my intellectual teeth capturing spotted owls for radio telemetry studies and investigating owl prey needs in dense temperate rainforests of the HJ Andrews Experimental Station just east of Eugene, Oregon.

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america's great rift valley; the living jewels of malawi;

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DOI: 10.1007/s10584-006-9111-9 Zomer RJ, Trabucco A, Verchot LV, Muys B 2007. Elsewhere in central Sumatra in the province of Riau, over the past decade, Tesso Nilo National Park has been reduced from 182,000 acres (2002) by illegal logging to only 81,400 acres, today. Contribute your observations to a database for the state of Texas. Currently, tropical rainforests, like so many other natural places, are a scarce resource. Many of these species are endemic to Borneo. On top of that, we know that an infinite number of species has not even been identified by science yet.

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National Geographic, December, 1985

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To learn more read Monica Bond’s article The Heat Is On: Spotted Owls and Wildfire recently published in the Reference Module in Earth and Environmental Sciences. Savages by Joe Kane - [Amazon.com] In this impressive, funny and moving work, Joe Kane tells the story of the Huaorani, a tribe living in the deepest part of the Amazonian rain forest in Ecuador. Individuals had better knowledge of secondary forest species, but more access to mature forests.

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Life Magazine - December 5, 1949

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Start!e has plans for a mobile design, with an improved efficiency-kiln built on a shipping platform, enabling it to be brought to the raw material for conversion to charcoal. Parks can also help the economy in rainforest countries by attracting foreign tourists who pay entrance fees, hire local wilderness guides, and buy local handicrafts like baskets, T-shirts, and beaded bracelets. His behavior is not dictated by ideology. Where a simple, steady vowel sound like "e" or "a" can cut through thick foliage or the cacophony of wildlife, these consonant-heavy sounds tend to get scrambled.

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Life Magazine, December 1, 1941

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The authors explain why this is a big leap forward for models, and why models are not based on physical laws but are merely fitted to past data. Follow local guides through the primary rainforest as they explain traditional medicinal uses of plants and seeds. This week, more than 193 nations will celebrate Earth Day. 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).

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LA Mosquita: A Guide to the Land of Savannas, Rain Forests &

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Application of assisted natural regeneration to restore degraded tropical forestlands. War never brings lasting solutions to any problem, because it does not eradicate the deep-seated psychological and moral causes of conflict. Beginning at the main lodge and looping through the primary and secondary forest, this trail features eighteen marked points of interest that correspond with a biologist’s guide book available at the reception. They were initially able to support a large urban population by intensive agriculture, using terracing and manuring to help reduce soil erosion.

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Life Magazine May 26, 1961

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Semi-evergreen and seasonal forests (see pages 16-19) are common at the outer limits of the equatorial rain forest belt, in rain shadow areas and regions adjoining savanna. Furthermore, to the Asmat, tree and human are symbolically identical: the fruit of a tree is used as a metaphor for a man's head, which has profound implications for the Asmat - they are headhunters. In the UK, the Face of Climate Change is a young woman and her polar bear puppet, Polo.

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National Geographic January 1981

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The information that NestWatchers collect allows us to understand the impact that various threats, such as environmental change and habitat destruction, have on breeding birds. Such root mats are typical of rain forests on extremely infertile soil. Students learn about the temperate and tropical rain forests ecosystems through the dialogue between the characters. But the fact remains that forests do propel significant amounts of water to the atmosphere. Its importance comes at a juncture in our history when we so drastically need to reinvent the way we utilize the earth's natural forest resources.

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Vanishing Treasures of the Philippine Rain Forest

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It has to give up old school thinking on technical issues like log length that artificially reduce projected timber volumes from young growth acreage. What is known is that mercury contamination is widespread, and the more places we look for mercury, the more of it we find. And the plan turns out to be sixteen more years of old growth logging—with all of the uncertainty and contention that would entail. About 90 native species and 12 exotic species are used for replanting and many others seed themselves naturally.

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Europe (National Geographic Magazine, December 1992)

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In fact the tragic failure of the green movement to get their message across to ordinary workers and union members, has resulted in a significant lack of power for both parties. A red-and-green macaw in the Amazon. ©Pete Oxford/www.peteoxford.com New data have revealed a disturbing trend in forest loss: the hearts of the world's forests are disappearing. Collecting samples of aquatic insects from the remote Grand Canyon segment of the Colorado River is challenging and extremely expensive.

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