Forests: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.72 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Succession in the two regions followed parallel paths, beginning with pioneer Alnus in Yunnan and Alnus, Mallotus and Styrax in Japan, accompanied by coniferous Pinus in the two areas, and with late-successional evergreen broad-leaved Cyclobalanopsis and Castanopsis as their final stage. They eat frogs, eggs, birds, insects, and small animals. For many biologists, a far big...
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THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE - FEBRUARY, 1947 - VOL. XCI

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.47 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The Old Growth Rainforest on the west side of Vancouver Island in Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park has the world’s tallest Sitka Spruce and giant Western Red Cedars. This gap between knowing and acting seems counterintuitive. The interest in restoring tropical forest has grown substantially in the past few years with increasing efforts to reduce anthropogenic carbon emissions caused...
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LIFE Magazine - May 10, 1954

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.84 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Yet others are trapped for the caged bird market. T/ie/oresfso/ Cuba, Maria Moors Cabot Foundation. 1954. 5J fag. The main threat to pandas is loss and fragmentation of their habitat. Lepidopterist Keith Brown estimated that in 1 sq km (0.3 of a sq mile) there were perhaps 1,330 butterfly species, which made Jaru the second richest area in the world for butterflies, after Ta...
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Life Magazine, May 29th, 1939 - Vol. 6, No. 2

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.93 MB Downloadable formats: PDF If harvested sustainably from natural forests, between 0.5 and 1.5 billion hectares would have to be harvested annually to meet the world’s timber needs. The trees are adapted to cope with this situation by having a spongy mat of tangled rootlets on top of the soil to intercept nutrients before they are washed away. Projected climate change will also impact these wet prairie e...
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A History of Green Ridge State Forest

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.55 MB Downloadable formats: PDF It is time for America to lead by ending deforestation at home. African Journal of Marine Science 33, 139–156. The creation of national parks has undoubtedly helped to protect rainforests. In these wetter parts of the region, with annual rainfall above about 2000mm and with no strong dry season, the forest is taller and richer in species. Illegal logging reduces habitat...
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Trees of Life - Our Forests in Peril

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.01 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Generally this time of the year in East Africa is especially interesting for bird assessments as many local bird species are in their breeding plumage and nesting, but also because European migrants are often still around or on their way back to Europe (for instance I saw and heard an European Willow Warbler some days ago). Children and Nature: Psychological, sociocultural, and...
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Life Magazine, May 5 1961

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.78 MB Downloadable formats: PDF From the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries, the North Queensland rainforest was considered an ‘alien’ flora which had recently (in geological terms) invaded from Southeast Asia and was unrelated to the ‘genuinely Australian’ sclerophyll vegetation. Such changes mainly occur in certain seasons, and the combined effects of deforestation in these areas enhances rain in...
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Provenance Regions for Pinus Caribaea and Pinus Oocarpa

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.93 MB Downloadable formats: PDF GoVisitCostaRica.com a subsidiary of Delfina Travel Group Inc. Growth, yield and water use modeling of the biodiesel plant Jatropha. Remote Sensing of Environment 169, 375-389. Amazon Rainforest, South America – A moist broadleaf rainforest that covers 5,500,000 square km (2,100,000 sq mi). They restore degraded areas where human impact has destroyed the ecosystem by method...
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Life Magazine AUGUST 9, 1954

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.33 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Functional variation along climatic gradients. However, until now, this "leaf economics" approach has never been studied on large geographically continuous scales. What we found was that fungi are the important pests driving diversity in this forest.” “Just like humans, plants have their own microbiomes—all the microbes that live in and on an organism—that include fungi and b...
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Life Magazine December 26, 1955

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.05 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Jarak, 64 kilometres (40 miles) from the coast of Malaysia, was smothered in volcanic ash about 34,000 years ago. In the Assam valley, isolated individuals of Dipterocarpus macrocarpus and Shorea assamica tower above the main canopy, reaching a height of up to 50m and a girth of up to 7m. In the Zaire Basin elephants continue to survive well away from human settlement, but the...
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