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Oxfam's Cool Planet - On the Line - tropical rain forests
Planet - On the Line - tropical rain forests Search Other Oxfam sites Cool Planet for Teacher Oxfam GB Make Trade Fair This feature on rain forests was transferred to the Cool ... an idea of what a tropical rain forest actually is. Tropical rain forests are mainly the product of climatic interactions, particularly temperature and rainfall. In general, tropical rain forests occur where a mean monthly ...
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Oxfam's Cool Planet - On the Line: tropical rain forests - poaching
Oxfam's Cool Planet - On the Line: tropical rain forests - poaching Search Other Oxfam sites Cool Planet for Teacher Oxfam GB Make Trade Fair Tropical rain forests are full of extraordinary and rare animals which are ... such as skins and tusks. In addition, many of the species which live in the rain forests are highly prized as pets, particularly small primates such as monkeys and bushbabies. Much is ...
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Coral Reefs
In fact, they are the second most diverse ecosystem on Earth. Tropical rain forests are the most diverse. For this reason coral reefs are often referred to as the ... an overall loss in biodiversity. Photo: Countless species of plants and animals exist in the tropical rainforest on the island of St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Photo courtesy of NOAA/Department of ...
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The Politics of Extinction by Paul watson of sea shepherd
The destruction of forests and the ... resurrection of biological diversity assumes an intact zone of tropical forests to provide for new speciation after extinction. Today, the tropical rain forests are disappearing more rapidly than any other bio- ...
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ETI BioInformatics - Miscellaneous links
Coastal Guide A new information service ... communication between European organisations, researchers, EU institutions and others concerned with (sub-)tropical forest research. European Union for Coastal Conservation (EUCC) Dedicated to the ...
www.eti.uva.nl


Forest Habitats, Conservation and Environment: National Geographic Geography Action
The soaking rain helps so many plants grow that the dense treetops often block out sunlight. These forests are alive with the sights, smells, and sounds of one of the richest animal habitats on Earth. Although tropical rain forests occupy only 6 percent of Earth ...
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Forest Service lies
Internationally, Save America’s Forests is working to protect rare, biodiverse tropical rain forests, as well as the rights of the indigenous people who live in those forests. Sequoia ...
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Layers of the Forest—The Tree Guide at Arborday.org
The emergent layer exists in tropical rain forests. Forest Floor Layer This layer is comprised of decomposing leaves, animal droppings, and dead trees ... umbrella” over the rest of the forest. Emergent Layer The emergent layer exists in the tropical rain forest and is composed of a few scattered trees that tower over the canopy. 1 ...
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Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Cross-Niger transition forests (AT0106)
(AT0106) Afrotropics > Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests > Cross-Niger transition forests (AT0106) Satellite view of the Niger River delta, Nigeria Photograph by USGS Western Africa: Southern Nigeria Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests ... each year. This heavy precipitation once supported thriving tropical rain forests and rich woodlands, but the same area today ...
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Forests: rain forests, losing rainforest, Iwokrama project
Forests: rain forests, losing rainforest, Iwokrama project Find this: Jump: Pick a chapter! -------- HOME -------- OUR EARTH Atmosphere Freshwater Marine & coastal areas Land and food Forests Biodiversity Urbanization Polar ... EcoMind Maze current section: our earth current chapter: previous page next page Tropical rainforests hold the greatest diversity of life on the planet. For ...
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