Category Archive: Forests & Rainforests

Dec 17

Animals of the Tropical Rain Forest (Journeys) (Journeys

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Ending deforestation is our best chance to conserve wildlife and defend the rights of forest communities. Indeed, from the period of 1981–2000, Queensland was dubbed a global ‘deforestation hotspot’ ( Lepers et al. 2005 )—of the 1.2 million ha of woody vegetation cleared between 1991 and 1995 Australia wide, over 80% occurred in Queensland ( Barson et al. 2000 ), and from 1995 to 2005 Queensland had the highest proportional clearance rates of any state or territory ( Fig. 4 ). The Dayaks, as well as the Kutai and migrant groups, were concerned about the future of their communities and the natural resources upon which they depend.

Dec 16

The National Geographic Magazine, Volume 92, Number 4

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Since 2009 they have been back, happily chomping their way through the trees of the Knapdale Forest in Argyll. Private Forest Management - Foresters provide expert advice on wildlife habitat improvement, erosion control, tree planting, recreation enhancement, sugar bush management and silviculture Forest Legacy Program - The FLP is a federal grant program that protects forest lands from conversion to non-forest uses.

Dec 16

National Geographic Magazine, Volume 72

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Forest types are distinguished from each other according to species composition (which develops in part according to the age of the forest), the density of tree cover, type of soils found there, and the geologic history of the forest region. The beauty of the surroundings in which they live? Littoral rainforest and broad-leaved tea-tree swamps in the coastal zone have both recently been protected under Commonwealth environmental protection legislation; meanwhile, the remnant coastal lowland rainforest faces continued threats from extreme events, climate change, land management activities and introduced species.

Dec 16

Life Magazine April 18, 1955 -- Cover: Frigate's Figurehead

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On the western side of the Andes, the exceptionally species-rich Peruvian and Colombian forests are now being cleared rapidly, with coca (cocaine) and opium poppy cultivation being one of the major incentives. Therefore, degradation and degradation desensitization have a reinforcing relationship. Unfortunately, this scenario is unlikely because the West has historically been the hub of the nation’s fishing industry and relocating processing facilities could be prohibitively costly and inconvenient.

Dec 16

LIFE Magazine - October 18, 1943 - Wartime romance

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Despite most (∼75%) of Australia’s 7.6 million-km2 area being covered in inhospitable deserts or arid lands generally unsuitable to forest growth, the coastal periphery has witnessed a rapid decline in forest cover and quality, especially over the last 60 years. Modelling the carbon sequestration of a mixed, uneven-aged, managed forest using the process model secrets. Berries and cones drop with nutrient rich seeds, which are eaten by birds and small animals such as voles (mouse-like creatures) and chipmunks.

Dec 16

THE RACES OF DOMESTIC FOWL + FOWL OF THE OLD AND NEW WORLD +

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Itto is in a position to mediate such initiatives and should do so, soon. Performance of modelling techniques for the prediction of forest site index: a case study for pine and cedar in the Taurus mountains, Turkey. In addition, more than 90 percent of Madagascar's reptiles and amphibians are unique to the island. On the one hand, there are those who view interspecies competition as the key element. He stresses in Gandhian fashion the importance of linking changes in personal life style with political action, and the importance of non-violent direct action.

Dec 16

North Pacific Temperate Rainforests: Ecology and

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In order to win the contract, Sinohydro has to review the EPB and EMP of the project and propose a plan to implement the mitigation strategy. Other plants will consume decaying plant or animal matter instead of performing photosynthesis. Underground water-holding aquifers are recharged with this slowing down of water runoff. The rate at which the leaf litter breaks down is equalled by some temperate broadleaved forests. Poffenberger, M., McGean, B., Khare, A. and J.

Dec 15

LIFE Magazine - October 10, 1969

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We need to understand the political ecology and economy at scales ranging from international through to community and individual farmer. Closely linked to project objectives, the products produced by the different projects varied. Foreign logging companies are capitalizing on this and it is estimated that in 10-15 years most of the virgin okoume forest, which at present covers 70% of the country, will have been logged. The potential for earthquake detection in regions that are populated but where seismic instruments are sparse is also being investigated.

Dec 15

LIFE Magazine - May 31, 1948 Cover : Kyle Macdonnell

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Besides this, EWB surveys wildlife populations in Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Angola, and recently just concluded the Great Elephant Census, which counted all of the African elephants left in the elephant range. Asner GP, Rudel TK, Aide TM, Defries R, Emerson R. They are right to say that the human impact on the planet is enormous and irreversible. Sclerophyll forest are generally dominated by plants that have hard leaves adapted to drought and are fire tolerant (i.e. can re-sprout after fire, or have hard-coated or hard-capsuled seeds that can survive fire).

Dec 15

Tarantula (Read and Learn: A Day in the Life: Rainforest

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Even though about half of the worlds plant and animal species live in rainforests, over 23 million acres of this land is destroyed each year, driving approximately 50,000 species to extinction every year. Nocturnal animals succeed in avoiding high temperatures of the day and reducing competition for food by being active at night. 'Lemurs', 'cats', 'geckos', almost all nocturnal animals have glistening or sparkling eyes. Sustaining the long-term fertility of forest soils depends on insights about a diverse array of soil features and changes over space and time.

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