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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE

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Predicting forest site productivity in temperate lowland from forest floor, soil and litterfall characteristics using boosted regression trees. Indonesia's "forests forever" PR campaign. Eucalyptus and other plantation crops in Thailand and Ivory Coast. Poor people living in and around forests rely on rainforests for subsistence agriculture, fuelwood collection, bush meat and more. Oil wells have already been drilled within the park and there are plans to build a road through it to enable the oil company to lay a pipeline.

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National Geographic Magazine, December 1971 (Vol. 140, No.

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Making a rainforest in a jar seemed like a good project that wouldn’t do me in. A. (1997b) Effects of habitat quality and hunting pressure on arboreal folivore densities in neotropical forests: a case study of howler monkeys (Alouatta spp.). Joining a data collection event is a fun way to explore parts of your urban environment most people never see, but they are more than just fun ... they’re science! Plant distribution � altitude and landform relationships in karstic sinkholes of Mediterranean region of Turkey.

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Life Magazine - January 29, 1965

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Rose is a biologist by training and in 1992 received her PhD in the Sciences. Has it damaged the environment in any way? For example, Kleine et al. (2009) noted that local knowledge about the absence of desired forest products and services assisted in describing the level of forest degradation in India. His botanical interests lie in the field of plant ecology and protection of local natural areas; in particular the old-growth forests, wetlands and intertidal areas of the Vancouver area; the areas most impacted by human exploitation and development.

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Life Magazine - August 14, 1964 -- Cover: Lyndon Johnson

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Mining began in the mid-1970s and now the mining region is linked by a railway to the deep-sea port of Sao Luis on the Atlantic coast. 44 PRESSUEES ON THE RAIN FORESTS Scuba lumberjacks When the Tucurui dam was built, lack of developers' forethought meant that the trees in the valley, a valuable resource in themselves (estimated at 2.5 million cubic metres (90 million cubic feet) of prime timber), were not cleared before the reservoir was filled.

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Modelling the Effects of Logging on the Water Balance of a

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Human impact on the forests Himian activity in the lowland forest does not necessarily mean that it is permanently cleared away and converted to other uses. As a legacy of this past, the conifer genera Auracaria, Dacrydium, Podocarpus and Agathis still occur in the lowland rainforest of the region, sometimes as extensive stands. We'll provide trash bags, snacks, work gloves, a free lunch and a complimentary "thank you" tee shirt. This alliance and the outcomes it predicted were critically reviewed by Marcus Colchester in 2000.

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The National Geographic Magazine February 1946

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Evidence for shifting baseline syndrome in conservation. A species is a group of similar organisms; for instance, all humans belong to the same species, but cas and dogs do not. The environmental damage forms the crux of opposition to logging in these districts, but the logging companies' attitude has undoubtedly exacerbated the situation. The term jungle is also sometimes applied to tropical rainforests generally.

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National Geographic February 2001 Issue

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Oregon’s trees are different from Alaska’s, but the need for—and benefits of—bold, transformative actions are the same. These forests were once home to some of the largest concentrations of biomass on the planet. It should come as no surprise that a region as heavily logged as the Pacific Northwest would a large economic reliance on the logging industry. These experiments yielded Eucalyptus calmadulensis as the best choice, as most of the other species tested did not survive.

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The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest

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The patterns of deforestation and forest degradation in a country well-known for its relatively low forest cover globally indicate that major shifts in environmental policy are required. The Policy Process: A practical guide for natural resources professionals. Counting individuals is difficult unless they are tagged because it’s hard to know if we counted this one yesterday or not. Complicating the situation is the fact that the under the Customs Law, the smugglers are considered to be the ones carrying (the illegal goods), in this case, the captain and crew. (Arresting) the owners of the ships is outside our authority," he said.

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National Geographic Magazine September 1949

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Borneo is a huge island located in South-East Asia, in between the Indian & Pacific oceans. Plants develop chemical defenses to protect themselves from insects and other herbivores. We are seeking photographic observations of wild birds feeding on berries and other fruits. Examples include rumen bacteria/protazoa that digest cellulose in the digestive systems of cows, providing the cow with an energy source and the bacteria with a stable habitat. Therefore, management of the agricultural lands surrounding a site strongly influences the rate of recovery within a given site.

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LIFE Magazine - Vol. 54, No. 1 - January 4, 1963

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The Brazilian rosewood {Dalbergia nigra) has long been in demand for furniture-making, but it has been so intensively logged that supplies can no longer meet the demand, even though the timber is now ordinarily used only as a thin veneer to cover less attractive woods. L. (1995) Species Diversity in Space and Time. Tianjun is also the lead organizer of 2^{nd} Yale-China Symposium on China’s overseas investment and its impacts. Ariel is currently the Director of the International Institute of Tropical Forestry (1986-present).

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