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    plants and bacteria, and a large variety of ecological services. They are beneficial to humans, their inhabitants, and the earth in which we live. However, recent studies reveal that deforestation has diminished nearly three-quarters of tropical rainforests within the past decade. A world without forests is quickly becoming reality. Deforestation refers to a large area of trees and the surrounding environment being cut down at once. This is a common process used throughout our world as a way to…

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    by it. A. Food As humans at the top of the food chain, we depend on plants and animals for food. Linkroll’s article “Deforestation facts and details” says that 50,000 species’ lives per year are taken by deforestation. It also states “Through rainforest deforestation…practically 50% of the world’s species of flora, fauna and organisms will be ruined or relentlessly jeopardized over the next years to come.” B.…

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    Essay On Crescens Ignis

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    PBL #1: Evolve a Primate! Species Name: Crescens ignis Common Name: Fire Crescent Monkey Geographic Distribution: Crescens ignis are native to regions in the heart of the Amazon’s tropical rainforests. They live in highly arboreal where there are seasonal changes in rainfall and temperatures. According to Fragaszy (1950), with such a highly arboreal area these monkeys are able to “use all levels from the canopy to the understory, going to the ground to drink, forage or travel” (p. 1). These…

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    Rainforest are so common due to the vast resources available for people to utilize and take advantage to create a life for themselves. Although there is not much evidence on the longevity of life for people who lived in these rainforest ecosystems. In response, the question of longevity and overall ability to utilize the resources, Richard Cosgrove argues, “hunter-gatherers inhabit tropical rainforest according to anticipated resource costs and social…

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    According to Sharon Dalgleish, author of “Protecting Wildlife” one thousand years ago, 34% of the world was covered with forests. Fifty years ago, 32% of the world was covered in forests. Today, 12% of the world is covered in forests. Forests have a big role in the environment and keeping animals, as well as the air, healthy and clean. The world is losing one of its main resources. Instead of throwing away some paper that was used, put it into the recycling bin. Or, instead of sitting outside…

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    unfortunate as it is, Some Humans, Just don't care about other lives in the world, where they believe that they can cut down all the trees and nothing will happen According to (Rainforest facts.com) More than 9,000 Plant and animal species are already going extinct each year with the reduction of the rain forests. The rainforests are described to…

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    Resiliency Essay

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    I want to become an Army officer, because I feel that I would be a great asset to the Army Officer Corp. I am a determined individual, who has been through many bumps in the road, yet my goal to become both an officer, and veterinarian have never faltered. This is due to the resiliency that I have; I learned in Basic Training Combat that every good soldier needs resiliency in order to be successful. Without resiliency, how are soldier expected to successfully complete their mission? This past…

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    underlying causes can also be given such as state policies, agricultural subsidies, tax breaks timber concessions and global economics factors. Although, in Africa, Asia and South America, rainforests are considered as home for a huge number of people, local and national governments continue to develop the rainforests exploitation. Finally, another factor can be named: the access to technology. Indeed, using inefficient technology increases collateral damage in the deforestation’s vicinity,…

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    having more vertebrae than other primats, they have very snakelike movemnts. This particular primate species is found in asia and Indonesia. The slow loris enjoys warmer climates and can typically be found high up in the trees of places such as the rainforest. Due to habitat destruction, many have been dying off. In some places it is believed that they can be used to cure diseases, so they are hunted…

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    every other day. The district-mandated curriculum (which adheres to Common Core and TN Dept. of Ed. Standards) requires a “cold read (and annotation) and a cold write (response based on a prompt)” of a nonfiction article called “The Sumatran Rainforest.” From this “pretest” I was able to conclude that there are a wide range of abilities in this class and I was able to pinpoint students who struggled with this assignment. These are my text/text samples. After their first read/write of this…

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