National Geographic Magazine - October 1998, Vol. 194 No. 4

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The economic and ecological consequences of these extreme events can be substantial and widespread. The program is composed of the following phases: During each phase of the program, you will be immersed in diverse ecosystems and stakeholder communities — from Caribbean coral reefs with indigenous fisherman to highland cloud forests with agricultural frontier families. You may see our volunteers working near the river once a month; they're the ones with the Trout Unlimited T-shirts and clipboards!

Chainsaw Lumbermaking

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I would suggest that the ordinary burner, man’s suiciding the planet, is conking out, and deep ecology is the second burner. By documenting migratory birds whose journeys have been cut short, his work provokes the viewer to be drawn in through beauty and be led toward deeper meanings. Douglas was writing a preface to the next edition of the Southern California Law Review. Of the remaining forest people, the Amazon supports the largest number of indigenous people living in traditional ways, although these people, too, have been impacted by the modern world.

Malaysia: Symphony of the tropical rain forest [paperback]

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A second group of influential ecologists postulates that random fluctuations in population structure and rates of species dispersal play the dominant role, particularly in the biological communities found in species-rich tropical rainforests. Dry tropical forest relics and closed areas in the Northern highlands of Ethiopia: insights in typology and rehabilitation. The coat color of gray squirrels, which occur over much of eastern North America and are introduced around the globe, is a good example.

National Geographic - February 1987

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Yet logging, agriculture and infrastructure development are clearing away habitats of abundant species still yet to be discovered. Similarly, the forest is the habitat for a large number of species of lizards, frogs, and snakes that depend heavily on pristine, undisturbed rainforest. Climate-driven deforestation will be having the same effect. (AP) 03:34:41 PM (ET), Thursday, May 25, 2006 (WASHINGTON) Deserts in the American Southwest and around the globe are creeping toward heavily populated areas as the jet streams shift, researchers reported Thursday.

Harcourt School Publishers Horizons: Time For Kids Reader

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The goal is to understand urban squirrel biology, including everything from squirrels to migratory birds, nocturnal mammals, and secretive reptiles and amphibians. People from the region have long collected several different yarina products especially fruits and leaves. Turning your back on it and saying that it is not a problem is not only arrogant, it is dangerously infectious for money grabbing, forest destroying multinationals who are happy to confirm your opinions for the sake of a bit more profit.

Conservation of Neotropical Forests

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There are few roads, transport corridors or other strategic infrastructure in most of the protected areas at present, but a tarmac road passes through the core of Ranomafana reserve. In sheer mass of living and decaying material - trees, mosses, shrubs, and soil - these forests are more massive than any other ecosystem on the planet. A questioner from the audience asked for clarification: I don't understand that answer.

National Geographic Magazine, November 1956: Volume 110,

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After hundreds of years, deforestation and grazing by goats destroyed most of the vegetation that covered the mountain soil and protected it from erosion. An experiment was conducted on a farm in Luwu regency to test the effect of treatment with nematodes isolated from cocoa longicorn borer on inhibiting of frass development and on killing of pest above. It's often said that we stand on the shoulders of those who came before us.

At Loggerheads?: Agricultural Expansion, Poverty Reduction,

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Lianas use the sturdy trunks of trees as a kind of living trellis, allowing the vines to slither up the length of a tree and reach the canopy, beating out the trees for resources such as water and sunlight. Thus, most land clearing occurred in southeastern Australia from the turn of the 19th century to the mid-20th century. Around the world, hunters are emptying tropical forests of wildlife. Cattle ranching is an important contributor to deforestation in some areas, but this is primarily a way to get ownership rights to public land rather than produce meat for McDonalds.

National Geographic Magazine, Aug. 1997, Vol. 192, No. 2

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Whatever the cause, the result was the mass extinction of the dinosaurs and other species. Muys B, Van Orshoven, J, Heil, G, Hansen, K 2005. Pre-industrial societies in more isolated parts of the world still exist in this way. Each forest type has its own assemblage of characteristic tree species, together with others that occur more widely. The Europeans arrived and soon began chopping (9) the trees for timber and to make way for massive plantations of cocoa, peanuts and cotton.

Ontario Forests: An Historical Perspective

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Crossing disciplinary borders, we have a pioneering study of urban political ecology in Kathmandu, Nepal by Anne Rademacher, and a study of lemurs in Madagascar by Eleanor Sterling and Betsy Carlson, the former being one of the first candidates in the unique joint doctoral program between F&ES and Yale’s Anthropology Department. Foreign logging companies are capitalizing on this and it is estimated that in 10-15 years most of the virgin okoume forest, which at present covers 70% of the country, will have been logged.
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