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  • Borneo Lowland Rainforest Case Study

    The Borneo Lowland Rainforest is one of the richest forests in the world, it is an ecoregion within the tropical and subtropical regions of the island. The rainforest is located in Southeast Asia and runs through parts of Malaysia and Indonesia, the region has no clear boundaries to separate it from the Borneo Mountain Rainforest. The Lowland Rainforest takes up around 57% of the island territory consisted of an estimated 10,000 plant species, 380 bird species, and 15,000 mammal species. The…

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  • Environmental Deforestation In Nigeria Essay

    GLOBAL IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY ON DEFORESTATION Introduction Deforestation can be defined as the process of general disruption of a forest ecosystem that occurs when trees are cut on a large scale. It also refers to any process that alters an original tree covers, which includes felling of all trees on a site, thinning a forest and setting bush on fire. Trees are cut down by people for various reasons, for example trees are cut down to be used or sold as fuel in the form of…

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  • Tropical Fruit Essay

    Tropical Fruits Tropical fruit is any type of fruit produced in tree that is native to the tropics. The tropics are usually as the region and area of the globe that is between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn. Tropical region has unique environmental conditions and therefore creates a habitat that is usually for diverse species of fauna and flora. Many tropical fruits are mostly used and consumed by humans, and certain fruits are widely known where its demands are high. (Site) There…

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  • Importance And Importance Of Forest In Pakistan

    vegetation comprises the forest, shrub and grasses, and is determined by the climactic conditions and soil types. The climate of Pakistan is too dry for forests, except in the northern hilly and sub mountain belts. Soil formation and hill slopes is a requirement for forest growth, but human practices in these areas have contributed to erosion, rather than to soil formation. The country like Pakistan should have 20-25% under the forest. Pakistan has only about 4% area under the forest. Plants…

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  • The Lorax By Dr. Seuss

    Watch “The Lorax” by Dr. Seuss, then answer the following questions: What is the Lorax? What is his role in the book? The Lorax is the defender of the forests in the book. His role is to protect the forest and all those who live within it. 2. Teddy Roosevelt and Gifford Pinchot had policies, called utilitarian conservation, that stated that forests should be saved “not because they are beautiful or because they shelter wild creatures of the wilderness, but only to provide homes and jobs for…

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  • Deforestation In Chile Essay

    80 percent of their natural forest wiped out. Due to the demand for wooded products many large companies have wiped out native forest area and even planted non-native trees, which now dominate throughout the country. In this paper I will bring to the forefront the major impacts that deforestation has on Chiles’ environment and animals living in the Valdivian Coastal Reserve, which is part of the worlds temperate rainforest. Chile is known for their abundance of forest and biodiversity. The…

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  • Deforestation Globally

    simulations showing that high latitude deforestation results in cooling, low latitude deforestation causes warming and that the mid latitude response is mixed” (Longobardi). Deforestation causes 15% of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere. Forests help lessen climate change because they absorb excess carbon dioxide that would go out into the atmosphere and change how the climate varies otherwise. Deforestation corresponds directly with an increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.…

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  • Should Deforestation Be Illegal

    Imagine this, a world without trees or wildlife, all caused by careless humans. Deforestation is a mass clearing of trees, used for rural and urban purposes. However, it is harmful to the ecosystem and wildlife that take shelter in the forests. Although many believe that deforestation is essential to the economy, it should be illegal because it affects biodiversity, climate change, and the water cycle. Deforestation may be believed to be helpful to the economy and essential to the way humans…

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  • The Coquí's In Puerto Rico

    Every creature has a place and purpose on the earth, but sometime if you only look from one perspective, you only get a certain outlook on that creature. The Coquí is one creature that depending on where you are they are looked at differently. The Coquí is a valued animal in Puerto Rico but in Hawaii it is viewed, as a pest and it need to be taken care of because it is hurting more then it is benefiting anything. The frog is native to Puerto Rico but was brought into Hawaii on accident in late…

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  • The History Of Deforestation

    William’s article discussed the misconception that deforestation is a recent occurrence, and that it has been gaining momentum in the tropical forest regions of the world since approximately the 1950’s (Williams, 2001). The writer would continue to compare the amount of damage to the environment over the centuries due to the effects of deforestation. Chopping down trees is part of an age-old…

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