7 edition of Vanishing rain forests found in the catalog.
Discusses rain forest ecology and its worldwide destruction, using the Amazon Basin as a case study.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 30) and index.
|Statement||by Paula Hogan.|
|LC Classifications||QH541.5.R27 H64 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||32 p. :|
|Number of Pages||32|
|LC Control Number||91003082|
Tropical rain forests are home to countless species of beautiful animals, insects, and plants. In Why Are the Rain Forests Vanishing?, Isaac Asimov explains the cause of the destruction and the price we pay for the disappearance of these lush lands. Our disappearing forests. Background - 2 April, We are destroying the world’s precious ancient forests at an unprecedented rate. An area of natural forest the size of a soccer pitch is cut down every two seconds. A quarter of the forest lost in the l years has been destroyed in the last 30 years.
The Rainforest will transform the way you think about technology, business, and leadership. free preview. To read a free preview of the book, click here. To learn about the ideas in The Rainforest, read the official White Paper presented at the University of Chicago for the book’s publication on . At last, a book explaining deforestation that isn't afraid to name multinational corporations as the primary culprits. In just a few pages, Gallant explains why forests (especially rain forests) are vital to the earth's health, leaving plenty of space for fascinating details of rain-forest life (plant, animal, human) as well as the vicious processes of deforestation in Brazil, Central America Author: Roy A. Gallant.
With dramatic, tantalizing images, this book discloses the unique character of tropical rain forests. In the accompanying text, zoologist Mitchell (A Fragile Paradise) evokes the teeming atmosphere. AFRICA / Liberia's vanishing rain forests / President, foreign firms ravage nation's lush jungles for profit Ivan Watson, Chronicle Foreign Service Published am PDT, Monday,
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Vanishing rain forests by Paula Z. Hogan,Gareth Stevens Children's Books edition, in English - A Gareth Stevens Children's Books : Vanishing Treasures of the Philippine Rain Forest relates how this profusion of life came to exist in the islands, and explains why the imminent destruction of this forest threatens not only its unique plants and animals but also the economic and social well-being of the Philippine nation.
Profusely illustrated with full-color photographs, maps Cited by: Great book for kids teaching them about anthropology- culture of the native Indians, and the rainforests, battle against the The story is about the rainforests of Brazil. The Yanomami tribes fear of the nabe (white man / strangers) destroying their forests and cutting down trees/5.
The Vanishing Rainforest Paperback – 1 Mar. by Richard Platt (Author)/5(34). Buy Vanishing Rain Forests: The Ecological Transition in Malaysia: NHBS - S Robert Aiken and Colin H Leigh, Oxford University Press.
Rain, Rain, Rain Forest is a fiction picture book that takes the reader on an adventure through the rain forest. Students will enjoy how the factual information is presented through descriptive language and the cut paper illustrating the ecosystem of the rain forest/5.
Vanishing Rain Forests explores four closely related themes: first it describes the country's forests and the remarkable abundance and diversity of their flora and fauna; secondly, it outlines the processes and policies by which human activity has altered these forests since the early nineteenth century; thirdly, it examines some of the Pages: VANISHING FORESTS AND VANISHING SPECIES central Amazon, point out that in a healthy stand of rain forest, about half of the rainfall is evaporated from the surface of soils and leaves or transpired by plants and the other half runs into streams and rivers, eventually returning to the ocean.
The world's rain forests are disappearing from the face of the earth. Follow me below Twitter: Tumblr: Unlike van Oosterzee's book, however, it is the current perilous state of the Philippine biota that is the real message of Vanishing Treasures of the Philippine Rain Forest.
Forty-nine of the endemic mammals are classed as endangered, as are 75 of bird species (Wildlife Conservation Society of the Philippines ). Vanishing Treasures of the Philippine Rain Forest Article (PDF Available) in BioScience 49(3) March with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Rain forest formations in Malaysia are described against a background of the distribution and problems facing tropical rain forests world-wide.
The diversity of the fauna and flora of rain forests is described, and an outline is provided of how a rain forest functions. The processes and policies that have led to anthropogenic forest change in Malaysia over the past years are by: Download Book Vanishing Rain Forests The Ecological Transition In Malaysia Oxford Biogeography Series in PDF format.
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Bats and the Vanishing Rain Forests of Mexico In an area where most of the rain forests are gone, conservationists have had to devise new strategies to save those that are left; not surprisingly, bats are part the plan By Estrada, Alejandro, Coates-Estrada, Rosamond.
That was the end of ''Book One of our history,'' wrote Herbert Quick, an Iowa editor and novelist, in his autobiography. Even by then the great forests through which the pioneers had pushed with.
Vanishing rain forest by Stone, Lynn M. Publication date Topics Rain forest ecology, Rain forests, Deforestation, Rain forests, Rain forest ecology, Rain forest conservation, Ecology Publisher Vero Beach, FL: Rourke Corp.
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Lawrence Heaney is a wildlife biologist who has done extensive field work in the Published to coincide with the centennial of Philippine independence (declared on J ), this lavishly illustrated, full-color book celebrates the extraordinary diversity of life found in the Philippine rain forest.
This forest is home to one of the. The main focus, this week however, was learning about desertification, that is the systematic destruction of one of the most important ecosystems in the world. I included the last two picture books from our adventure box, as well as rereading The Vanishing Rain Forest.