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  • Wildfire Destruction Research Paper

    and death to wildlife could of been stopped if society would just look at the forests nowadays. Forests used to be like patchwork, unlike the thick and dense forests we have currently. The problem is that this huge population of trees in such a high density are much more susceptible to hosting mega firings and mass depletion of wildlife. With the patchwork, the fire would only burn that certain area, not the entire forest. In the past, Native Americans intentionally would burn land to increase…

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  • Deforestation In West Africa

    Research Paper In the past 114 years, an abundance of the Earth’s species have gone extinct due to deforestation, and humans are mostly responsible. Environmentalist Ed Begely Jr, also a well know actor, said “I don’t understand why when we destroy something created by man we call it vandalism, but when we destroy something created by nature we call it progress.” (Begely,1). Deforestation is a global issue that impacts a wide range, including human and animal life ultimately leading to the…

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  • Tropical Rainforest

    Tropical forests are found near the equator in Central America, parts Africa and Asia. They are very hot and humid and contain a huge variety of plants and animals round half of the entire world's species. Trees are mostly hardwood. “The world's largest tropical rainforests are in South America, Africa, and Southeast Asia” (Line3 TR), this explain as to why the temperature in these places tend to be humid. Tropical forest is a great place for many different species of plant to grow because of…

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  • Glass House Mountains Persuasive Speech

    jagged hills that are actually volcanic plugs left over from a long, bygone era in prehistory, the GHMs abruptly jettison forth from Queensland's picturesque Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Each of the 11 towering craggy peaks lead through lush, open forests with walking trails reaching a separate lookout with…

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  • Humans Vs Chimpanzees Essay

    mature adults. What are the numbers dropping so drastically? There are many contributing factors. One major component is the diminishing habitat and forest fragmentation (dividing the forest into smaller pieces, by roads and human construction). The loss of habitat prevents family growth and increases inbreeding and slowing reproduction. These same forest fragmentations…

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  • My Biomes Survival Story

    there were only seventy-foot trees surrounding me. It was cold and I was freezing so I decided to take cover under a strangler fig. I was too scared to think. My mind was so frazzled. I was cold, in pain, and confused. I was lost in the tropical rain forest with little resources. I became so worked up on what happened that I eventually fell asleep. But then I woke up because realize that I was near the bengal bamboo, which meant that the Bengal tiger must be near by. So I gathered my materials…

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  • What Is The Amazon Rainforest Essay

    Picture this, The Amazon Rainforest. Bright green leaves from trees, animal moving all around, and beautiful trees, flowers and plant. Amazing, right? Well now imagine all of that being cut down, even destroyed. Many companies are cutting down trees in the Amazon to make factories, roads, farms, and to plant trees. By doing this, plants and animals are getting killed, which is causing a chain reaction. The animal and plant population goes down, then there is less food to hunt, then people are…

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  • Deforestation: The Destruction Of Forests And The Environment

    Forests produce vital oxygen for people and wildlife. The world’s most vulnerable and endangered life exist in forests and 1.6 billion people rely on the benefits that they offer. Forests have integral part in maintaining the climate, however, man chooses to use this precious resource for his selfish purposes without any regard to the beautiful life it protects and shelters. Deforestation is one of the biggest threats to the planet and if we continue to exploit it at the pace we are going, they…

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  • Importance Of Forest Values

    Forests and Environmental Values Forestry is a profession related to resource management that is primarily about the art and science of creating, maintaining, using, and protecting the forest and its resources. The usefulness of the forest is vast, and its value in the world’s societies can be quite large. The people of the world value forests for their economic value primarily, for the forest provides important resources such as timber, medicines, and ecotourism revenue. This economic benefit…

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  • Essay On Tropical Rainforests

    frogs, parrots, sloths, and jaguars. There’s three levels of the rainforest; the forest floor where plants don’t grow because there is almost no sunlight. Understory layer where little sunshine reaches this area so the plants need to have big leaves to capture sunlight. Canopy layer where most of the trees have oval leaves that are pointy. Then the tallest trees are the emergents, which are over 200 feet above the forest floor. The rainforests provided our human ancestors with a supply of…

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