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Millions Of Years For The Rainforests
2,306 wordsname = Shiv Sudan email = publish = yes subject = Science title = Rainforest Destruction papers = Introduction With the increase of rainforest destruction that is taking place, it could take ten years for the rainforests to be destroyed for good. If we don't restrain or take action towards the destruction there is no telling what will happen to the world. Most scientists have predicted that at the rate that we are going at there will be no rainforests left by the year 2050. Long ago, rainforest ...
Primates And Different Eras
2,007 wordsSince the beginning of time, man has evolved through primate evolution. Each primate has acquired different characteristics over a period of millions of years. The ecosystem has experienced an enormous change in this phase. Most major changes have occurred due to the phenomenon of continental drift. Other such factors are deforestation, natural calamities and, more recently, global warming. These changes have caused primates to become less arboreal and more and more terrestrial. In order to surv...
Foresters About Deforestation
1,483 wordsDeforestation Table of Contents Introduction 1 Important Facts 1 Historical Background 1-2 Background Law 2 Causes of Deforestation 2 The Green House Effect 2-3 Reducing Deforestation 3 Case Studies 3-4 Pros and Cons 4-5 Conclusion 5 Bibliography 6 Ninety percent of our trees, 300-900 years old, have been cut down. The remaining 10% is all we will ever have. Deforestation is a significant issue of our time and must be taken seriously if we want to protect our remaining forests. The definition of...
Southern Tropical Forest The Climate
284 wordsCameroon Cameroon is located in Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Biafra, between Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria. Its geographic coordinates are 6 00 N, 12 00 E. In the northern plains, the Sahel region, the climate is semiarid and hot (7 month dry season). In the central and western highlands where Yaounde is located the climate is cooler, shorter dry season. In the southern tropical forest the climate is warm with a 4-month dry season. In the coastal tropical forest, where Douala is locate...
Fao's Forest Resources Assessment 2000
1,027 wordsAccording to available estimates, forests cover more than one quarter of the world's total area. About sixty percent of these forests are situated in tropical countries. However, these forests are disappearing at a very fast pace. Between 1980 and 1995, an area larger than Mexico had been deforested. This accelerated destruction of forests poses a serious threat to the environmental and economic well-being of the earth. Several studies have demonstrated that natural forests are the single most i...
Tropical Deforestation And Help Countries
1,473 wordsDeforestation is increasing as a global concern. In recent years deforestation has risen to dangerous levels. This reason is mainly due to the fact that most people have no idea what deforestation is. This lack of education has caused many changes in the global economy. The concerns no longer center on deforestation but in the effects it will have in our environment in the future. This issue has sparked national attention. It has caused a chain of recent plans and policies to be introduced. Also...
448 wordsDEFORESTATION Deforestation is the permanent destruction of forests and woodlands. The population requires food production; deforestation occurs as the forests are converted for agricultural uses. Deforestation has resulted in the reduction of indigenous forests to four-fifths of their pre-agricultural area. Indigenous forests now cover 21% of the earth's land surface. In the last three decades one fifth of all tropical forests were lost. Currently at the rate in which deforestation is occurring...
Effects Of Deforestation Forests
1,153 wordsDeforestation's Impact PSC 391 May 1, 2000 Deforestation is the permanent destruction of indigenous forests and woodlands. (WWF) Currently, forests cover approximately one fifth of the world's land. Forests provide us with many products we use in our everyday lives. They also provide for us in other ways such from helping stop soil erosion to providing us with medical drugs, dyes and fabrics... Humanity depends on the survival of a healthy ecosystem and deforestation is causing many social, econ...
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