Category Archive: Forests & Rainforests

Dec 18

Tropical Deforestation (Exploring Environmental Challenges:

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Berkes, Colding and Folke (2000) demonstrate similar uses of traditional ecological knowledge in climate change adaptation strategies. The species is thought to resemble ancient mammals that existed toward the end of the age of dinosaurs, over 65 million years ago. Gulinck (eds.) Erosion, Afforestation and People. The network serves as an early warning system that alerts the Lower Colorado River Authority to potential water quality threats.

Dec 18

National Geographic, August 2002

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The skills of independent critical thinking, research design and execution, data analysis and writing that the TRI fellowships provide together create a firm foundation on which to build new leadership and knowledge to sustain and restore the long-term health of the biosphere and the well-being of its people. Whether in academia, policy, or practice, TRI alumni bring the deeper practical and academic knowledge of their research site to their careers in explicit and implicit ways.

Dec 18

Life Magazine - April 5, 1954

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This may come in the form of a marketing effort that emphasizes how people can personally be affected by environmental degradation. The study of ecology is important because our survival and well-being depend on ecological relationships around the world. We have no power alone, but doing the work together we can help the environment. (#43) They are just one person and there are so many other people; they see the trash even if you pick it up the next day it’s going to be there again.

Dec 18

LIFE Magazine - July 30, 1956 - Pier Angeli

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It was created in partnership with and in support of community-based monitoring programs coordinated by the State of Hawaii DLNR’s Division of Aquatic Resources, the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, Aquanimity Now, the Digital Bus, Project S. Within 18 months there is a lush growth of vegetation over the mined area. Indeed, we should all hope that it is possible, because the only alternative if the tropical timber trade is to continue is to clear-fell forests and set up tree plantations.

Dec 18

Life Magazine December 17, 1951

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Virtual Tree Guide of the Guianas - An online resource for identification of specimens of tree species of the Guianas that are considered to be able to reach sizes over 10 cm DBH. Though you definitely don’t need to be a bird expert to ring, it does help if you have some prior bird knowledge. Already there are many indications in many countries that such a movement is building up. GeoTag-X asks people to analyse the photographs associated with each event by answering some short and strictly structured questions.

Dec 17

The Living Rain Forest: An Animal Alphabet

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However, rural people of the Peruvian Amazon have managed the four varzea forest types more or less intensively for a very long time. Plans to save them must be based on carefully gathered facts.. What are the impacts of these nonnative geckos on our native species? 2. This has been for a number of reasons, including challenging and fragmented politics, civil conflicts and logistical as well as infrastructure challenges. Tropical rainforests merge into other types of forest depending on the altitude, latitude, and various soil, flooding, and climate conditions.

Dec 17

Ecology and Management of a Forested Landscape: Fifty Years

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This mechanism authorizes rural communities and land users to benefit economically from their forest resources, while allowing them to manage the resources in ways that are founded upon traditional values and are compatible with local by laws and national legislation. The rain forests are poorer in species than those in the Western Ghats, but are nevertheless -X' rich, composed of about 850 endemic plant species. This is a follow-up to the baseline spring 2013 BioBlitz held at the site following building demo and initial site restoration in fall of 2012.

Dec 17

National Geographic Magazine, July, 1983 (Vol. 163, No. 1)

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By 1985 the eastern rainforests of Madagascar, as determined from Landsat images covered only 3.8 million ha. Priority should be placed on improving skills and institutions, as these are ultimately the building blocks of effective forest management (Sheil et al. 2004, Nasi and Frost 2009). A Sustainability Framework for Enhancing the Long-Term Success of LULUCF Projects. Sri Lanka, a small island nation located off the coast of the Indian sub-continent, is biogeographically within the Indo-Malayan biome comprising a highly diverse range of fauna and flora of which 70% of the tree species in the southwest rain forest region are endemic (Myers 1990).

Dec 17

Ontario Forests: An Historical Perspective

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In: Muys B, Gebrehiwot K, Bruneel S (eds.) Symposium on the rehabilitation of dryland forests in Ethiopia: ecology and management. Western Ghats Monsoon forests" >The Western Ghats Monsoon forests occur both on the western (coastal) margins of the ghats and on the eastern side where there is less rainfall. They have an abundance of relatively dry organic matter fuel close to the ground due to a reduced canopy density and increased incident solar radiation.

Dec 17

LIFE Magazine - August 18, 1972 - Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz

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We started this synthesis by pointing out that all tropical rainforest continents and regions have their unique history, climate, ecology, governance and patterns of utilization that make the prospects of their tropical forests particular to that region. White-tailed deer, puma, jaguarundi and even jaguars are found in the forested lands of some of these communities, several of which now have camera traps. Saul Bloom of ARCEcology answers these questions and more.

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