Life Magazine 5/10/48 - May 10, 1948

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Rattan, Singapore (.left) - The useful applications of the rattan vine are of extraordinary number and diversity, which is why its commercial value has soared over the last two decades. There is also the lost revenue incurred through illegal timber smuggling to neighbouring countries. Fact 46: Sign effective petitions that work and help reduce deforestation. During the past two years nearly 12 million acres of rainforest have been destroyed - that's equivalent to about 11 football fields a minute," he said.

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National Geographic Magazine November 1991 Volume 180 Number

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The result was often “modernized poverty,” in which human individuals became the equivalent of parts in a machine rather than the owners and users of a tool. The unlogged areas include 225,000 in Region X, (Rich Klein, pers. comm.) approximately 50% of the acreage of Region XI (1,460,000 ha) and approximately 95% of the acreage in Region XII (1,240,000 ha). They are collected by forest people and sold to traders, often ending up in the traditional centres of the rattan trade - Ujung Pandang on Sulawesi, and Singapore.

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The National Geographic Magazine Vol.LXXVI No.1 July 1939

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The trees are more commonly known as ash, oak, lime, beech, birch and northern arrowwood. Despite their prevelance in the Pacific northwest, basic information about the ecological effects of shad on native species remain unknown. Mid-way up you can find alder and cottonwood species breaking the monotony of the pine forests, with their broadleaf canopies providing even more color to an already vibrant world when their leaves lose chlorophyll.

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Life Magazine - January 4, 1954

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The reason why they are important to everything on Earth because they hold and shape all organisms that live within them. Logging degrades natural habitats and has knock-on effects for many aspects of forest ecology, increasing the risk of fire, allowing the establishment of invasive species, and reducing biodiversity. Guidance for Identifying Populations At Risk From Mercury Exposure. The other 40% is transformed chemically into substances such as proteins or cellulose, to make the fabric of the tree.

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Life Magazine - July 5, 1948 - 7/5/48

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This area has all the availability of tourist attractions and great restaurants as more populated areas, but we get the more adventuresome crowd. This will help indicate the overall health and diversity of the river system. Many seedlings that will grow to the canopy level are present in the understory. Such associa- tions have been described as "keystone mutualisms". Bird ringers come in many types, from individuals working in urban areas to large groups working in a wide geographic area, and can start at any age.

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LIFE Magazine ~ August 25, 1941

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Under these circumstances they tend to become nomadic, or to be highly mobile within an large home range. Natural Plantation Forests (map), 1984, Sarawak - Sarawak Forest Department. This project was made possible by the financial support of Yale’s Tropical Resources Institute and the Macmillan Center Coca-Cola World Fund. The government is a fundamental player in ensuring that such extraction is done within the confines of the law and is the ultimate judge on where it is done and that it avoids negative impacts as far as possible.

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Communities and Forest Stewardship: Regional Transitions in

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Some isolated rain forest remnants in Southeast Asia have lost all their hornbills through hunting, and the trees now standing in them may well be the last generation. Watson as the commissioner of forests for organizing the production of teak and other timber suitable for the building of ships. Can’t even see Mount Olympus,” a disappointed tourist exclaimed from the Hurricane Ridge visitor center. This forest type is found in areas of even annual rainfall distribution, <1000 growing degree days, mean July (austral January) temperatures <12° C and considerable snowfall; Perhumid temperate rain forests, including northwestern Europe, northern Vancouver Island, B.

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Life Magazine, September 25, 1964

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Simplified Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process in Zambia (Southern African Development Community 2012). The animal species native to this region include cougars, bears, wolves, deer, elks, as well as a wide range of small mammals, reptiles, and insects. Recent figures from INEGI suggest that Mexico has lost almost 50% of its native forests due to logging and clearance for farming and settlement. This panel represents a wide swath of perspectives on the urban environment, from open space, biodiversity, global warming, fresh water, street design and transit choices, urban farming...

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Planet Earth: Forests

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These species are prevented from migrating to other forest areas by these obstacles to the sides, by the lowland forest below, and by steep cliffs above. If you try to live in the past, you will be wasting your time. Most plants live in moderate temperature zones. Poverty plays a major role in deforestation. In the process, they have created and abandoned multiple alliances with other tree species. Valentim continues, "The remaining 60 percent would be used to raise 100 million head of cattle.

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Life Magazine August 19, 1957

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Whatever the causes, the climate becomes drier from West to East across the Amazon Basin, but moister again as one approaches the Atlantic coast in the north-east. Natural dense stands of Phytelephas macrocarpa in the Iquitos region thrive on natural levees or restingas altas close to ox-bow lakes. The Save The Environment homepage from SaveTheEnvironment.com,- Global warming, links, information, and activism on the world wide web. Working with a local coordinator, participants collect quantitative data on seagrasses and their associated fauna by means of simple, yet scientifically rigorous monitoring techniques.

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