Dec 09

The Last American Rain Forest Tongass, by Shelley Gill -

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The environmental challenges of our time require building from previous knowledge, and the process of academic inquiry helps us to understand not only the root of these challenges but also creative solutions. More importantly, the repayments on international debts are crippling. There are a number of organisations around the world that aim to replant trees and help to regenerate and restore forest habitats. The young fish swim down the river to the ocean, where they grow to maturity.

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