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    Bamboo Lemurs

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    Lemurs are currently facing double jeopardy: as they are already considered critically endangered in terms of diminishing numbers, they are also under threat of starving to death. Lemurs was said to be abundant in the African island of Madagascar. However, due to the effects of climate change, their population is mostly concentrated on the country’s eastern side. Among the bamboo lemurs, the greater bamboo lemurs of Madagascar are considered the largest. They were thought to be extinct, until…

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    Firefly Research Paper

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    People are often surprised to learn there are many different kinds of firefly, not just one. In fact, there are nearly 2,000 firefly species sprinkled across the globe. Collectively, fireflies stretch from Tierra del Fuego at 55° south latitude to Sweden at 55° north latitude, gracing every continent save Antarctica. As is true for most liv- ing things, firefly diversity rises in the tropics, peaking in tropical Asia and South America: Brazil alone hosts 350 different firefly species. There…

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    Tropical Rainforest Cancer

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    different diseases and illnesses in all parts of the Rainforest. And lots of people believe that there is a cure for even cancer out there. But, we will never know, at the rate we are destroying this vital ecosystem. Tropical Rainforest are types of forest that have extremely tall trees, lots of rain, and warm climates. Some rainforest gets more than one inch of rain every day year. These forests hold almost up to all of our planet’s trees. Rainforests are found in Africa, Asia, Central and…

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    heat, and then warms the atmosphere. While methane doesn’t linger as long in the atmosphere as carbon dioxide, it is initially far more devastating to the climate because of how effectively it absorbs heat. More heat, less rain, more drought, no more Amazon, a quite simple turn of events going wrong extremely fast. There are Land Sparing policies in act to help reduce greenhouse gasses. The land sparing policies rely on market mediated changes to production, consumption and change. Deforestation…

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    mining operations and oil pipelines. These forests, like the amazon, were being cleared at a rate of 149 acres every minute, or 214,000 acres every day. The result of these forests and trees being cleared was that it was causing global warming, ozone depletion, species extinction, rain forest destruction and it has depleted fisheries and desertification. The amount of the amazon that was about one million acres or that is about 10% of the Amazon or about the size of Washington states Olympic…

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    The rainforest is home to 30 million species of plants and animals live in the tropical rainforest that covers 6% of Earth surface. The rainforest can be described as tall, dense, and heavy rainfall per year. Not only the rainforest is home to millions of plants and animals, but have several products including chocolate, sugar, cinnamon, rubber, medicine, and pineapples. Entering a rainforest is extraordinary in many ways; not seeing the beauty in nature but the rich wildlife found in the…

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    The Taiga is one mysterious place that stretches across North America, Europe, & Asia. The Taiga biome is the largest terrestrial biome, this biome is directly below the tundra biome. The taiga biome is also known as coniferous forest or boreal forest. This biome typically has short, wet summers and long, cold winters. It gets plenty of snow during the winter and plenty of rainfall during the summer. The taiga is home to many animals like the Elk, Moose, Lnyk, Red deer, but the most interesting…

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    Do your trees need pruning? Find out why you should leave the job to the pros at Chief Beaver Tree Service. Serving Milford, OH and the neighboring communities for over 20 years, this locally owned and operated tree care service offers everything from tree trimming and stump grinding to fertilization and emergency services. Whenever you want to maintain the look of your outdoor spaces and keep your greenery healthy, rely on these friendly experts to keep your property beautiful and safe. You…

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    Each rainforest differs in the animals it inhabits. Some of the animals that can be found are insects, fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals (EL, 2014: para.4). The animals live in the four layers of the rainforest. The Emergent layer: This is for animals such as parrots, vultures and eagles, macaws. The vultures help eat the dead animals which help keep the rainforest clean, the birds from this layer also help to create new plants in this rainforest by eating seeds then dropping them…

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    Rainforests are a source of various commodities such as timber and non-timber products, but also have an ecological and social aspects as carbon storage or recreation land. While the private sector plays an important role in managing the forests due to the 'demand-offer ' market rules, communities, such as people living in the region, lack the opportunity for decision-making. Despite the various initiatives of governments and non-governmental agencies the difference between the market and…

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