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The Amazon Rainforest

RETELL: BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON THE AMAZON RAINFOREST AND OTHER RAINFORESTSThe Amazon rainforest is the world's largest tropical rainforest. ... Over half of the world's tropical rainforest is being destroyed, most of which are in Brazil, and they are continuing to be destroyed today (Silver 1998,11). ... Due the rainforest it has found drugs for ...
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The Rainforest's Diversity

(Stevenson Press, 1996)There are two types of rainforests: tropical and temperate. Tropical rainforests are found in 85 countries around the world. ... In 1990, tropical rainforests totaled some 1.7 billion hectares." ... Temperate rainforests are much younger than their tropical relatives. ... Temperate rainforests are much more scarce than tropical rainforests...
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Tropical Rainforest Biome Report

Tropical Rainforest Biome ReportThe tropical rainforest is truly the world's most complex and diverse biome in both structure and species diversity. ... Even though the rainforest benefits man and the earth, it is being destroyed by ruthless and reckless people.A tropical rainforest can be defined as woodland characterized by lush vegetation and high temperature and...
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The Tropical Rainforest Deforestation and Livelihood

Tropical rainforests cover 5 to 6 percent of the earth's surface and they are disappearing at an alarming rate. Many ecologists, scientists, and even rock stars and countless other people all over the world have formed groups to help ease the destruction of the tropical rainforests. ... In the past, the people that are native&...
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Report on Tropical Rainforest

The Tropical Rainforest Biome Report!!The tropical rainforest is indeed the worlds most complex and diverse biome in the way of its structure, but also in the way of its species diversity. ... The vegetation of the tropical rainforest is very vast, but usually does not get the chance to become very thick because there is not enough light on...
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Rainforest

However, it is obvious that the area of tropical Rainforest is diminishing and the rate of tropical Rainforest destruction is escalating worldwide, despite increased environmental activism and awareness.OutlineIntroductionA. ... However, it is obvious that the area of tropical Rainforest is diminishing and the rate of tropical Rainforest destruction is escalating...
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The Destruction of The Tropical Rainforest

The Amazon, the largest area of continuous tropical rain forest in the world, is greatly cherished for its abundance of plant and animal diversity. Destruction of the tropical rainforests that take place today in Rondonia is caused by a government movement. ... The one most dredful irony the fact of cutting down the rainforest creates a national globel p...
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the Diversity that Exist in the Rainforest

Rainforest Destruction:The Amazon"We as humans have the capability of either preserving of destroying the rainforest. ... This report talks about rainforest destruction towards the largest rainforest on earth, the Amazon. ... According to the Rainforest Action Network, one can make $6,820 annually if rainforest is sustained and harvested for fruits, latex, and&...
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The Destruction of the Rainforests

The facts are out there, and the results of continued deforestation of tropical rainforests are very real and becoming more evident everyday. ... There are dozens of beneficial reasons for protecting this land from deforestation, but I will touch on a two that I feel are particularly critical.Medicine - The abundant botanical resources of tropical rainfores...
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Tropical Rain Forest Biome

Tropical Rain Forest BiomeThe tropical rain forest biome is at least 65 million years old. ... For instance tropical deciduous forests and tropicalmonsoon forests have a different appearance and structure, than tropical rainforests. ... Tropical rainforests are found in the Congo basin of Africa, Madagascar, South America,Southeast Asia, New Guinea, Indonesia,...
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Saving Rainforests

The species of the rainforest just continue to drop to lower numbers, each and every day.The rainforest is also getting destroyed by consumers wanting products from their. ... Even hardwood floors contain tropical rainforest wood. ... This is also robbing the rainforest of its time here on earth. ... Most of the oxygen comes from our rainforests.&...
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The Devastation of the Rainforest

The destruction of the rainforests is happening at a great rate and must be stopped now. ... Congress, Al Gore , says \1/ "The devastation of the rainforest is just unbelievable. ... Tropical rainforests cover only seven percent of the earth. ... "Half of the earths biological diversity is harbored by the rainforests, according to some.\5&...
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An Overview of Tropical Rain Forests

Rain forests are found in temperate climates as well as tropical climates, but tropical rain forests only grow in a narrow band around the equator. (Caufield)In order to better understand tropical rain forests, you should know that there are many different types of tropical rain forests. ... In most rainforests, there are very little nutrients in...
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Amazon Rainforest

Without the rainforests, our diets would be limited and bland.In addition to our diet, the rainforests have aided our advancements in medicinal treatments. ... Furthermore, the main ingredient in birth control pills came from tropical rainforest plants. ... Deforestation rate for Amazon Rainforest deforestation of the Amazon Rainforest, particularly between 1992 a...
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I Live in the Rainforest

I live in the rainforest, and I love it. ... Usually rainforest grow around the equator, because they thrive in warm, and wet weather. The rainforest's get about 80-160 inches of rainfall per year. ... That about concludes the information about my home, the tropical rainforest. ... Well I hope you enjoyed the information I gave&#...
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Deforestation in Rhondonia, Brazil

Scientific Method - Deforestation in Rhondonia, BrazilObservation: In one of the major regions of deforestation, the province of Rhondonia, Brazil, the rainfall has been severely and or completely stopped.Theory:As the tropical rainforest of Rhondonia, Brazil is leveled for farmland, rainfall is significantly and directly reduced. ... The measurements will...
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Scientific Method – Deforestation in Rhondonia, Brazil

Scientific Method – Deforestation in Rhondonia, BrazilObservation: In one of the major regions of deforestation, the province of Rhondonia, Brazil, the rainfall has been severely and or completely stopped.Theory:As the tropical rainforest of Rhondonia, Brazil is leveled for farmland, rainfall is significantly and directly reduced. ... The measure...
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Forest Management

In the late 1970's, IBAMA- Brazil's Environment Agency was set up to try and prevent the burning of the rainforest. ... In the rainforest these areas are replaced with grassland or cropland, which exposes the soil to the tropical, hot, humid and extremely wet climate, thus the litter rapidly decomposes, due to the high amounts of bacter...
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The Effects In Deforestation

It is called a tropical rainforest, and it is found in many countries around the world. Tropical rainforests are where you come across armies of ants, bird-eating spiders, giant earthworms, and squawking parrots, along with snakes gliding through the air. ... Many people all over the world believe that the tropical rainforests are in danger ...
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The Types of Rain Forests

Rain forests may be grouped into two major types: tropical and temperate. ... Is economic advancement more important than the preservation of the rainforest. ... They say that the tropical rainforests coverseven percent of the earth and hold just about half of the world's animals.Also there is data that there may be about ten percent of useful Amazonplants&...
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Tropical Rain Forests and Diversity of Plants & Animals

Today the tropical woodland is the theme and setting for popular movies such as the Medicine Man, and Arachnophobia. ... The immense trunks from the tropical trees provide homes for millions of insects and animals. ... "At a snap of the fingers, an acre of tropical rain forest literally disappears" (Gay 11). ... At this rate of d...
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Mountain Gorillas in Virunga Volcanoes

Half man and half beast. This is what is usually said about the gorilla. They say that the gorilla is related to us. You can find mountain gorillas in the Virunga Volcanoes, which are located on the boundaries of Zaire, Rwanda, and Uganda. The Virungas are 600 miles of tropical rainforest. Y...
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Existence of Gorillas

Half man and half beast. This is what is usually said about the gorilla. They say that the gorilla is related to us. You can find mountain gorillas in the Virunga Volcanoes, which are located on the boundaries of Zaire, Rwanda, and Uganda. The Virungas are 600 miles of tropical rainforest. Y...
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Deforestation of Amazon in An Alarming Rate

The Amazon supports approximately 300 million hectares of tropical forest, the largest single area of tropical forest communities in the world (Fig. 2). ... Based on estimates of 1% annual tropical forest loss, the Amazon may be losing as many as 11 to 16 species per day (Wilson 1989), and the resulting ecosystems are often highly degrade...
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Chico Mendes' Battles on Saving The Rainforest

For information see the Chico Mendes.Central to this drama was the lingering presence of Mendes himself, the rubber tapper turned ecologist whose attempt to save the rainforest ultimately cost him his life. ... Rainforests that nature had taken millennia to create were burned off for fields and pastures that quickly eroded away. ... Even now, years after Men...
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