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  • Animals In The Rainforest
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    Introduction The population of the world today is 6,112,911,145 and progressively growing. Unfortunately, that figure is expected to double by the year 2050. Four-fifths of this population resides in developing countries of the "South". Because of extreme levels of fertility, mortality, and new migration, these developing countries are accountable for most of the world population growth. There are many reasons that explain why the numbers are increasing, but the main reason is the way of life fo...
  • Destruction Rate Of The Amazon Rainforest
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    During the past several decades, changes in the global climatic pattern have become evident and have attracted much attention from both the lay public and the professional environmental organizations. Deforestation is one of the main reasons for these observed changes. One of the reason that is causing the disappearing of the Amazon rainforest is commercial logging, which is the single largest problem. Other problems that also contribute to the disappearing of the Amazon forests include: road co...
  • World's Natural Rainforests
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    Ensuring Our Future Through Conservation The world's natural rainforests are one of humanity's only remaining hopes to continue its existence. Rainforests are vast forests filled with lush vegetation, teeming with life (both animal and plant), of which only about 40 percent has been completely discovered and studied. Rainforests are a beautiful place that can only be properly described by the scientist / naturalist, Charles Darwin when he said "Delight is a weak term to express the feelings of a...
  • Of The Plants In Tropical Rainforests
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    The Rain Forest The destruction of the rainforest is a problem that the people of the world can not continue to ignore. 14 percent of the Earth's land used to be covered by rainforests yet this number has dropped significantly to only about 6 percent (web). Rainforests provide the people of the world with many necessities, some of which would no longer be available if rainforests did not exist. In the last 50 years, rainforests have declined at a terrifying speed of 150 acres per minute or 75 mi...
  • Rainforests
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    Geography Essay: Introduction Rainforests are known for their distinctive features and natural beauty, and are among the richest inhabitants in the world. They contain several different species of animals and provide an essential home for wildlife. Many different rainforests that are located in Australia are found in the northern region. It is heavily populated between Townsville and Cook Town. These unspoiled creations of Mother Nature have already been completely destroyed, along with Their an...
  • Relative Humidity Measurements
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    Scientific Method Deforestation in Rhondonia, Brazil Observation: 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. Rainfall is reduced because there are fewer trees to return water vapor to the air through tree transpiration, or water evaporation through trees. Relative humidity i...
  • Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest
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    To: Michael Meacher Copies: The Deputy Prime Minister Director of EPS All Heads of Division RIO CONFERENCE ON DEFORESTATION IN THE AMAZON RAINFOREST Dear Mr. Meacher, I have prepared the following report for you to read before you attend the Rio Conference on Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. I feel that the key issues for you to consider are global extent of deforestation and the condition of the Amazon rainforest e.g. effects of deforestation. I cannot express how urgent my recommendatio...
  • Deforestation To The Brazilian Amazon
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    Timber. If a tree falls in the woods and no one's there to hear it, does it make a sound? Or rather, if a tree falls in the woods and no one's there to hear it, does anybody even care? This saying epitomizes the world's current view on deforestation, most notably in the Brazilian Amazon, which is known as? The Lungs of the Earth.? Deforestation is defined as the long-term or permanent removal of forest cover, usually accompanied by burning, which is then converted to a non-forested land use. Def...
  • Climate Of A Tropical Rain Forest
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    Myeedah Leslie Env. Science Tropical rain forest Along the Congo- Basin region of Africa lies some of the worlds most beautiful rainforests. The Congo- Basin, in west-central Africa, includes most of the land drained by the Congo River and it's tributaries. The Congo River is Africa's second largest River. Only the Nile River is longer. The Congo River rises in southeastern Zaire and flows 2,716 miles to the Atlantic Ocean. What makes a rainforest biome unique depends on two things. One being it...
  • Chico Mendes
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    organized a number of events in Chico's hometown of Xap uri, including a forest products fair. The National Wildlife Federation and other organizations in the US are readying plans for observances in New York and Washington DC. 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. His story, told in a series of essays and interviews accompanied...
  • 2 3 Of The Tropical Rainforests
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    Rainforest Assessment by Rachel Reu by, 9 C. Rainforests are located in a band around the Earth's Equator, mostly between the Tropic of Cancer (5 oS) and the Tropic of Capricorn (5 oN). This 3,000 mile (4,800 km) wide band around the middle of the Earth is called the Tropics. Rainforests cover only 7%of the world's surface, and are found in South and Central America, Africa and Asia. The Equator is the hottest place on Earth. The high temperatures cause accelerated evaporation of water, causing ...

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