LIFE Magazine: December 24, 1956 - Vol. 41, No. 26

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.63 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The North American Bird Phenology Program, part of the USA-National Phenology Network, was a network of volunteer observers who recorded information on first arrival dates, maximum abundance, and departure dates of migratory birds across North America. Produces more sustainable timber and fibre than natural forests. Nevertheless, non-timber products are of undoubted value, both internationally (rattans, gums, latexes) and on a local scale (medicines, fruits). (more…)...
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Life Magazine, March 2, 1959

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.02 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Grassland animals have adapted to dry and windy climate conditions. No two species can live in the same niche, because there is competition for the resources of the land and only one species will survive. Steep slopes with narrow V-shaped valleys predominate the area. It’s going to have to be, because it’s where I am right now. It should come as no surprise that a region as heavily logged as the Pacific Northwest would a large economic reliance on the logging industry. (more…)...
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The National Geographic Magazine May 1953

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.55 MB Downloadable formats: PDF From 1850 to 1990, deforestation worldwide (including that in the United States) released 122 billion metric tons of carbon into the atmosphere, with the current rate being 1.6 billion metric tons per year. However, if those two-hundred homes were then to increase to two-thousand homes, even though they were using modern day technology, they would still be burning far more wood and producing more pollution then the original two-hundred homes using old technology. (more…)...
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THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE - JULY, 1921 - VOL. XL -

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.14 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In total, ∼50% of Australia’s forest has now been completely cleared or severely modified, with over 80% of eucalypt forests in particular having been altered by human endeavour ( Resource Assessment Commission 1992 ). Timber poaching to feed markets in neighbouring countries, and excessive felling rates in production forests, is also depleting the forests on a large scale. The tropical rainforest comprises Indian rainforest area of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, Western ghats, West Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, which receive heavy rainfall. (more…)...
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National Geographic - March 1961 - Vol. 119, No. 3

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.52 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Our results show that there are no universal scaling relationships of growth or mortality with size among trees in tropical forests. It is a noble dream, but no more than a dream. (#145) Power affects my behavior. Malaysia too has lost about two third of its lowland forest to plantations. And the other benefits of rainforest are: >a source for medicines and foods; >an interesting place to visit. The species approach to indicating forest change has been criticized because of the difficulty in obtaining precise...
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National Geographic March 1962.

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.15 MB Downloadable formats: PDF A lot of attention and emphasis is now being placed on the conservation of this precious treasure that is Sinharaja. The first is the correlation between 1980s Soviet-era housing developments and the presence of organoponicos. Exploring the effect of tree species richness on the soil microbial community in European forests. Often, these critters eat coral polyps or algae that may be growing on the corals and reef substrate (Castro, 2000). (more…)...
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Life Magazine, Vol. 50, No. 15 (April 14, 1961)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.97 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Your exhibit may also contain drawings, descriptions, and photographs of trees. I HAVE BEEN AGAINST THE DESTRUCTION OF THE RAINFORESTS FOR OVER 20YEARS. Another problem is the live food fish trade, which is a driver of decline due to the use of cyanide and other chemicals in the capture of small fishes. Stop ashore for a Native-style snack at a remote camp. Comparative Studies in Society and History 38 (3):510-548. Forests are among the most complex ecosystems in the world, and they exhibit...
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The National Geographic Magazine January to June 1967

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.36 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Volunteers assist researchers in gathering data during an intense 5 week field season in May-June of each year. Information you log using this citizen-science smart phone app will assist our research on numbers and locations of deer accident hotspots. Great cities existed in the Andes, while the Amazon supported agricultural societies. Environment, Development and Sustainability 15, 285­–300. We herald houseplants for purifying the air, but don't forget forests. (more…)...
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Jungle

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.90 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Let God speak within you, and your thoughts will grow silent. Human impact on the forest has been particularly heavy in the Greater Antilles, but all the islands are losing their forest as it is cleared for agricultural use. Eutrophication, Acid Rain, Toxins in the food chain, Global Warming, depleting the Ozone layer, destruction of Habitat Why is the distribution of humans clumped? each link in a food chain is known as a trophic level. they represent a feeding step in the transfer of energy and matter...
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Timber Management: A Quantitative Approach

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.46 MB Downloadable formats: PDF This spacing is not fully understood; it could prevent damage in high winds or the spread of plant- eating insect larvae. Since I was little, my mother wanted to teach us the importance of recycling. If you took all of the green beads out, the jar would appear red and yellow. In spite of this, the problem of wealth and resource distribution is still a taboo topic in the context of official discussions on development cooperation. Thus the seeding and growth of plants such...
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