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  • Threats To The Tropical Rainforest

    everything from timber to clearing the forest to dig mines. The biggest threat to the tropical rainforest is no other than man itself. Humans have the biggest impact on not only the rainforest, but the environment. (Threats to the Rainforests) The Tropical Rainforest…

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  • Rainforest Environmental Environment

    is only 51,100 kilometer. With Brazil losing about 1% of the forest annually, the country took action to reduce deforestation. After the publication of deforestation data for 2003/2004, fighting against the deforestation in the Amazon had become a national priority. Involving military personals, law enforcement, and organization to stop loggers from continuing their work any further. The Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (REDD+) is a major…

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  • What Are Monocultures?

    According to Nichols et al. (2006), the earliest recorded monoculture dated back to 1368, in which several 100 acres of the Lorenzer Forest near Nuremberg was sown with Pinus sylvestris to produce industrial timber. The Western concept of monocultures also developed in the 18th and 19th centuries in Europe because of the scarcity of timber,…

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  • Deforestation Research Paper

    has a reaction. In the world in today, mankind has made various actions against mother nature, which has supplied and provided for man for millenniums on end. One of these actions is deforestation. Deforestation is the process in which trees in forests are cut down and cleared land for industrial and urbanization purposes. This process comes at a pricey cost in which it creates more harm than good. The United States of America should enforce a stricter law that restricts deforestation…

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  • Importance Of Forests

    A forest is a serving tract with countless purposes for many species of animals, plants and also humans; it balances the oxygen and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere which assists the environment and preserves the variety of nature. Forests are considered the most crucial part of our ecosystem and we would face a lot of consequences if we keep losing more of our forests. We’re losing more of the forests on a daily basis through deforestation, whether it’s done by clearing out forests burning,…

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  • Importance Of Fynbos Biome

    is synonymous with the Cape Floral Kingdom, but the fynbos biome refers to only two vegetation groups namely the Fynbos and Renosterveld region. The Cape Floral Kingdom refers to the general geographical area and includes vegetation types such as Forest, Nama Karoo, Succulent Karoo and Thicket Biomes. The fynbos biome only covers about 6, 7 % of South Africa and has the highest number of plant species than any other biome in our country. About 7 500 plant species are found within the fynbos…

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  • Causes And Effects Of Deforestation In The Tropics

    2.0 Deforestation 2.1 Introduction Forests are areas where trees are dominant vegetation. They include closed canopy forests, where leaves and twigs of adjacent trees touch, and open woodlands, where only some leaves and twigs of adjacent trees overlap. Deforestation is the irreversible destruction of native forests and woodlands. Today there is much concern with the sustainability of the planet’s biological resources, particularly our forests. However, we seems to be destroying them by…

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  • Deforestation Of The Amazon

    With the invasion of the Amazon, these ethnic groups now need to share the forests with a growing number of settlers who seek to tap into the Amazon’s considerable natural resources. Hunter-gatherer groups were once generally nomadic, living in small settlements for a couple of years until the resources were exhausted. Because of land colonization by non-indigenous people, many local groups were forced into sedentary lifestyles. These changes not only destroy traditional lifestyles, but also…

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  • Impacts Of Deforestation

    this world is gradually decreasing to critical levels. Forests take up 31% of the Earth’s land, and the numbers are dropping. This is the impact of deforestation; we are losing our forests, our jungles, and our trees. Deforestation is done in many ways, including cutting for agriculture, timber logging, and natural events like fires and climate change. Both people and animal are affected by deforestation. Around 46-58 square miles of forest are lost to deforestation annually, which equates to…

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  • The Importance Of Forestry

    connected to the sources of the forest and the quality of a good forestry and a good maintenance of environmental values leads to a quality lifestyle of the mortals. Different people have different values and interest on the forestry. Nature lovers and animal lovers treasures the forestry like their life while the business minded people will only see forestry as another source of fortune. At the current era, 30 percent of the world’s land is still covered with forest,…

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