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Wild World: Southwestern Amazonian Moist Forests @ nationalgeographic.com
Wild World: Southwestern Amazonian Moist Forests @ nationalgeographic.com Nestled in the southwestern reaches of the Amazon River Basin, this ecoregion is ... cats, and the slowest mammal on the planet. Despite the increasing threats facing rain forests worldwide, the forests here are largely intact—and remarkable in their variety. More on This Ecoregion • Complete ...
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Wild World: Southwestern Amazonian Moist Forests @ nationalgeographic.com
Wild World: Southwestern Amazonian Moist Forests @ nationalgeographic.com
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WWF - Central Congo Basin Moist Forests - A Global Ecoregion
Ecoregions > Central Congo Basin Moist Forests Ecoregions About Global Ecoregions List of Ecoregions Maps Protected Areas Central Congo Basin Moist Forests - A Global Ecoregion Thick vegetation, high water, and hordes of mosquitoes Snapshot: Ecoregion 5 Size: 507,500 sq. km (196,000 sq. miles) Habitat type: Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests ...
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WWF - Seychelles & Mascarenes Moist Forests - A Global Ecoregion
Moist Forests - A Global Ecoregion myWWF Sign in | Sign up | Help About WWF How You Can Help News & Facts FAQ search Home > About WWF > Where We Work > Ecoregions > Seychelles & Mascarenes Moist Forests Ecoregions About Global Ecoregions List of Ecoregions Maps Protected Areas Seychelles & Mascarenes Moist Forests - A Global Ecoregion ...
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Equity Watch - Global Environmental Government Unit - Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
The debate over the use of these forests, which absorb carbon ... carbon content of sinks is referred to as sequestration. Clearing forests for agricultural use, conversion of grassland to cropland, and ... canopy cover for savannas and a high canopy cover for moist forests. Reforestation, meanwhile, is commonly defined as planting of trees ...
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March 5, 2002: Our Closest Relatives Are Disappearing
Congo, the country containing half of Africa's remaining tropical moist forests. If political stability returns, tree cutting could increase several fold in the next few ... consumed annually in the Congo Basin, almost 6 times more than the forests' sustainable yield. Commercial hunting has emptied forests that were once full of animals. Though rural communities have long ...
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Shrinking Forests
Focus on Forests (text version) Shrinking Forests The first forests existed about 400 million years ago and they have been evolving ever since. There are ... lot of rainfall, all year round. Tropical moist forest is found between the tropic of cancer and the tropic of capricorn and the temperate moist forests are north and south of these latitudes ...
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Why forests matter
Chapter 1 Introduction Map page Shrinking Forests Why forests matter Disclaimer © World Land Trust 2008-2009 Shrinking Forests (Above) Mangroves grow on muddy coasts with their roots washed by ... . Tropical moist forest is found between the tropic of cancer and the tropic of capricorn and the temperate moist forests are north and south of these latitudes. Nearly all these forests are ...
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Classification of Forests in Kerala
Forests in Kerala Classification of Forests in Kerala Type of Forests (Legal status: Reserved Forests) Southern Tropical Wet Evergreen and Semi Evergreen Southern Tropical Moist ...
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The Lands Council - Advocates for Inland Northwest Forests, Water & Wildlife – Spokane, WA
Wildlife – Spokane, WA Home Take Action! Events News Join Us Links About Us Employment Contact Forests Main Page Forest Watch Urban Forest Council Climate Change Water Main Page Water Watch ... species composition differs from other forests in eastern Washington. Ponderosa pine and Douglas-fir occupy the drier western portion, while western red cedar and hemlock dominate the moist, east side of the ...
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