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LIFE Magazine - January 17, 1949 - Resort play clothes

LIFE Magazine - January 17, 1949 - Resort play clothes

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Studiedag Starters in het Natuur- en Bosonderzoek, 16 March 2012, Brussels. Plant Ecology 32(2):83-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02111902 Swift, T. Land is cleared so that cattle can graze. Now, the canopy exhibit is focusing on middle-school science outreach, with monthly stays in different regional schools. Some inland forests were replaced by grasslands. Landform Effects on ecosystem patterns and processes.

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Climate Change and Forest Governance: Lessons from Indonesia

Climate Change and Forest Governance: Lessons from Indonesia

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For most of their other needs the villagers depend on plants often found in the forest. Cuban Fruit-eating Bat ______ CY(*) DR(*) Cuba, Grand Cayman Island, Jamaica, Hispaniola, and the middle Caicos Is. of the Bahamas Buffy Flower Bat ______ CY, DR(*) PR(*) Cuba, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Bahamas Erophylla sezekorni syops ______ subspecies in the Cayman Is. and Jamaica; very rare on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac Another name for Erophylla sezekorni is Brown Flower Bat.

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The National Geographic Magazine. December, 1940.

The National Geographic Magazine. December, 1940.

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There are likely to be many more species to be recorded as more research is carried out and new discoveries are made (for example, 31 undescribed species of amphibian are known from Ranomafana, awaiting scientific recognition)., of which 84% occur nowhere else in the world (i.e. are endemic). These forests are arguably even more variable than the more natural forests in which they have their origin. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp 169–189 Song YC (1988) The essential characteristics and main types of the broad-leaved evergreen forest in China.

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National Geographic July 1965

National Geographic July 1965

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Forum and Scope: PANAMA and UNILATeral The Autoridad Porturia Nacional (APN), Association for the Conservation of Nature (ANCON), the people of Panama, and the Government of Panama are involved in the problems involving the future of the Panama Canal and the Zone. Help us better understand the richness, abundance and changes in bird life in Texas! These include Solanum crinitum, Stryphnodendron pulcherrimum, and Vismia guianensis, or the small seeded trees species that are disseminated into the abandoned pasture in sufficiently large numbers to occasionally escape the numerous post-dispersal barriers to establishent (e.g.

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National Geographic Magazine, November 1970

National Geographic Magazine, November 1970

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These forests tend to be less diverse and more dwarfed in terms of tree size in comparison to typical equatorial rainforests. The Kalawana- Weddagala road from the northwest, The Rakwana-Morning side estate road from the northeast, the Hiniduma-Neluwa road from the southwest and Deniyaya-Pallegama road from the southeast. Like other Sri Lankan homegardens, Pitakele’s can be divided in to 3-5 strata: a groundstory layer (<1m tall), a shrub layer (1-2.5 m), a mid-story layer (2.5-10 m), and an overstory layer (>10 m, which may be subdivided in to two; Nair & Fernandes 1986, Perera & Rajapakse 1991, Fig. 4).

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Life Magazine: December 4, 1939

Life Magazine: December 4, 1939

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Watch out for felled trees, gnawed trunks, beaver canals and, of course, the little masters of construction themselves. Reptiles and amphibians, such as frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, and caecilians, are found in all areas of the rainforest, including the canopy. Some re-integrate into their villages, others join the ranks of miners and loggers who trespass on indigenous lands, negotiating deals that pit members of the same tribe against each other in order to exploit the resources they steward.

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LIFE Magazine ~ November 21, 1938

LIFE Magazine ~ November 21, 1938

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Help museum staff and scientists by transcribing the labels and ledgers that have been meticulously recorded and stored over the past century. Nest record data are also used to investigate the causes of species-specific trends in breeding success. GoVisitCostaRica.com a subsidiary of Delfina Travel Group Inc. Kimmins claims that how the forest ecosystem changes over time takes precedence over "the present condition of a particular forest ecosystem" (20). And as we all know, with our highly consumptive lifestyles we use much more of the earth’s resources and produce much more pollution than other countries.

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Into the Rain Forest-Living the Achuar Way at Suwa

Into the Rain Forest-Living the Achuar Way at Suwa

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Lying in these areas, mangrove forests are prone to inundation by heavily salty, nutrient poor water, and have therefore developed a series of adaptations to cope (Rautner et al, 2005). Nature enthusiasts generally prefer increased access to that site, not only for ecological restoration, but also for more diverse lake-dependent uses by the public. A comparison of foraging effort at mainland and island colonies.

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National Geographic, November, 1961 (Vol. 120, No. 5)

National Geographic, November, 1961 (Vol. 120, No. 5)

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More than 20% of Earth's oxygen is produced in this area, thus the name "Lungs of the Planet". An estimated 13 million hectares of forests were lost each year between 2000 and 2010 due to deforestation. Ecoforestry Notes - Journal dedicated to the art, science, philosophy, and practice of sustainable forestry in healthy forests. They rapidly shifted to young tree logging that sent non-controversial logs to mills, made a profit, and kept jobs. The Agency contracted with the Caribbean Conservation Association (CCA) to produce the CEPs for six Caribbean islands, and the CCA in turn hired IRF as the technical research and writing team for the project.

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Major Timber Trees of Guyana: Timber Characteristics and

Major Timber Trees of Guyana: Timber Characteristics and

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Species characteristic of the New Zealand temperate rain forest are the gymnosperms Prumnopitys spp., Dacrydium cupressinum, Dacrycarpus sp., Podocarpus cunninghamii, and Libocedrus bidwellii, the angiosperms Weinmannia racemosa and Nothofagus spp., and the tree ferns (Cyatheaceae) (Stewart and Rose, 1988; Bee et al., 1989; Norton, 1989; Duncan and Norton, 1990; Wilson et al., 1990). Many invasive tree species occur in, or even dominate, forest canopies and so can been mapped remotely (Table 2).

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