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rainforests

Tropical rainforests are found in 85 countries around the world. ... In 1990, tropical rainforests totaled some 1.7 billion hectares." ... A tropical rainforest has three layers: the forest floor, the understory, and the canopy. ... Temperate rainforests are much younger than their tropical relatives. ... Temperate rainforests are much more scarce&#...
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Rainforest deforestation

RETELL: BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON THE AMAZON RAINFOREST AND OTHER RAINFORESTS The 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). ... Tropical forest are destro...
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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 li...
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Tropical Rainforest Biome

Tropical Rainforest Biome Report The tropical rainforest is truly the world's most complex and diverse biome in both structure and species diversity. ... A tropical rainforest can be defined as woodland characterized by lush vegetation and high temperature and rainfall through out the year. ... The vegetation of the tropical rainforest is ever present, but usually...
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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. ... However, it is obvious that the area of tropical Rainforest is diminishing and the rate of tropical Rainforest destruction is escalating worldwide, ...
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Rainforest Destruction, The Amazon

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. ... Facts on the Diversity that Exist in the Rainforest Tropical rainforests cover only six percent of the Earth's land,...
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Amazon Rainforest

Characteristics of the Amazon Rainforest region The Amazon Rainforest is the largest rainforest left of earth; it is about the size of Australia and covers several countries around Brazil. ... Furthermore, the main ingredient in birth control pills came from tropical rainforest plants. ... Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest Deforestation in t...
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The Tropical Rainforest Biome

Tropical Rain Forest Biome The tropical rain forest biome is at least 65 million years old. ... For instance tropical deciduous forests and tropical monsoon forests have a different appearance and structure, than tropical rain forests. ... Tropical mountain forests are found in mountainous tropical areas. ... Besides the true tropical rain f...
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Rainforests

Saving the Rainforests The world has been ignoring the rainforests for too long, they must open their eyes as to what is happening to them. ... The species of the rainforests are so great in number. ... Even hardwood floors contain tropical rainforest wood. ... Most of the oxygen comes from our rainforests. ... The ...
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Rainforrest Deforrestation and Its Impact on Society

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&#...
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Save the Rainforests

The facts are out there, and the results of continued deforestation of tropical rainforests are very real and becoming more evident everyday. ... Medicine - The abundant botanical resources of tropical rainforests have already provided considerable medical advances, yet only one percent of the known plant and animal species have been examined and researched for ...
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Tropical Rain Forests

TROPICAL RAIN FORESTS Tropical rain forests are considered to possess more plants and animals than any other forests on earth. ... (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&...
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Destruction of the rainforests

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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Problems in Rondonia

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&...
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Rainforest Biome

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&...
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Example of Scientific Method

Theory: As the tropical rainforest of Rhondonia, Brazil is leveled for farmland, rainfall is significantly and directly reduced. ... The measurements will be taken at different stations in the rainforest. ... Four other stations will be located at the interior of the rainforest, and at least 50 miles from recent deforestation. ... Comparison 1&#...
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Example of Scientifi Method

Theory: As the tropical rainforest of Rhondonia, Brazil is leveled for farmland, rainfall is significantly and directly reduced. ... The measurements will be taken at different stations in the rainforest. ... Four other stations will be located at the interior of the rainforest, and at least 50 miles from recent deforestation. ... Comparison 1&#...
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Deforesation

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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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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rain forrsest

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 cover seven percent of the earth and hold just about half of the world's animals. ... These are some of the medicines that come fr...
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Mountain 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. ...
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Mountain 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. ...
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Deforestation of Amazon

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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Rain forests all the way

Some facts about rain forests are, "Tropical rain forests occupy about 7 percent of the earth's surface but harbor as much as 50 percent of the world's plant and animal species. ... At the current rate of deforestation, tropical rain forests could be wiped out in 177 years. Less than 5 percent of the world's tropical rain forests ...
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Environmental Degradation

"Jimmy, let's see if you know the creatures of the rainforest. ... The government started building roads through rainforests and then bused people to the rainforest to start a new life. ... (see Figure 1) For the first couple of years the ashes from the rainforest act as a fertilizer, but rainforest land isn't very good for ...
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