National Geographic Magazine May, 1916

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This ground water flows through the ground and provides a clean, fresh source of water for streams, lakes, and wells. A black band of plumage spans its neck and a fan of gray feathers crowns its head. Several tree species of regrowth forest and treefall gaps are disseminated into abandoned pastures by bats and birds, but many of their small seeds and seedlings fall prey to abandoned pasture animals. In 1988 a short project was carried out by myself at Thames Polytechnic into attitudes to, and uses of, fruit grown in people’s gardens.
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Pilot Analysis of Global Ecosystems : Forest Ecosystems

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Vive la différence: plant functional diversity matters to ecosystem processes. As my mother always quoted to me, “Commonsense ain't all that common.” This paper looks at the potential rationals of why we often believe in the ecological damage we are doing, but fail to act to fix it; the “Green Gap” as it were.... [tags: Ecology] Kānuka and Gorse as Ecosytem Engineers: A Study on Motutapu - Kānuka (Kunzea ericoides) is the primary successional plant used on Motutapu island for regeneration of original native species assemblages.
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Smallholders, Forest Management and Rural Development in the

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This site stores nothing other than an automatically generated session ID in the cookie; no other information is captured. Columbia University Press, New York, pp. 266–284. Mackinnon/Bruce Coleman; 28-29: Robin Hanbury-Tenison/Robert Harding; 29: (inset) Peter Frey; 30; (top) L. The Dominican Republic Country Environmental Profile. Ideally, fishing pressure would be split evenly between the Eastern and the Western Capes, or preferably concentrated where fish stocks are now concentrated: on the East Coast.
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Life Magazine, Vol. 55, No. 9 (August 30, 1963)

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Under the dry el Niño conditions of 1997-98, thousands of fires raged in the peat swamps of Indonesia. The photos included are from several of the organoponicos, government regulated urban farms, that I visited. The richest locality for fern growth is aptly named Fern Valley. In 1989 Ghana restricted the export of 18 tree species, and in 1994 the country banned the export of raw logs. From that point on, the family is dispersed and the novel follows each member's fortune across a span of more than 30 years.
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Forest Insect Pests: Literature Review of Nonmarket Economic

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Most key pollinators (especially honeybees) require relatively large dead standing trees in which to nest (Seeley and Morse 1976), so the presence of these large snags could be correlated to the presence of bees. Although current laws prevent cutting any trees for fuel or timber, trees are nonetheless cut away and I often see tell-tale stumps of young trees. By just taking photos and observing spiders, you can help the Explorit Science Center learn about which climates certain spiders live in and track the distribution of spiders over time.
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Alaska / Glacier School / Mendenhall Glacier / Key West /

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Book of abstracts, 2nd International Workshop on forest ecosystem modelling, upscaling and remote sensing. This proposed war game is only going to add more. These species may therefore be more adaptable to contemporary climate change and disturbance, but this hypothesis remains to be rigorously tested. Nature 457:1003-1006. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature07771 Liao, C., Y. Other species are monitored because they are used as game (bushmeat) or are threatened (e.g., Nasi and Frost 2009, Harrison 2011).
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National Geographic Magazine, January 2002

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Proceedings of the Royal Society B. doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.0246. In terms of fuelwood, in order for plantation-produced charcoal to be competitive with traditional charcoal from natural forests, which is produced at little cost from the perspective of tree establishment, organizations are intervening in the market chain from plantation to urban market. Lunch at the Jambe de Bois Restaurant is included. Grasslands occur only in the Nicobars, and while deciduous forests are common in the Andamans, they are almost absent in the Nicobars.
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National Geographic Vol. 133 No. 4 (133)

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Switzerland was where I learned to recycle. It is and will be occurring largely via influence on the carbon cycle. Social ecology says that most criminal behavior is centered around those areas that are central to a neighborhood. For humid tropical forest types, where there is high tree species richness at low individual densities, estimates of tree species composition may require that the baseline be defined at the landscape level or by concentrating monitoring on only a few valuable timber species (e.g., Kometter et al. 2004).
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THE AMAZON RAIN FOREST AND ITS PEOPLE BY MARION MORRISON

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India is home to at least 18664 species of vascular plants, of which 26.8% are endemic. 4.9% of India is protected under IUCN categories I-V. India has about 45,000 plant species, as many as 4,500 of which are threatened with extinction. But the fertile soil is also good for people, and in Europe most of the deciduous forest has been destroyed to make room for farms and homes. Children are interested in things like where do certain animal come from and where does the rain come from.
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Biofuel Impacts on Food Crisis: Case Study of Tropical Rain

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Two of the largest sources of ozone-depleting substances come from the production of recycling refrigerants, gas blown plastics and the use of (CFCs) for propellants in spray cans, hairspray, etc. DesertUSA - DesertUSA is an online travel and adventure guide to the desert regions of the American Southwest. By contrast, although Chinquapin Oak occurs in the East, in limestone areas, it also ranges as far west as Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. CyberTracker, which requires no programming skills, allows you to customize an Application for your own data collection needs.
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