Life Magazine - July 26, 1954 -- Cover: Joseph Welch

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Lack of vegetation leads to further loss of humidity and increases erosion rates. Capitalism and the state which have undoubtedly been the cause of untold environmental destruction has been fought for centuries by working class organisations inspired by a vision of more equal, just and equitable society. Wallace - already mentioned above in the context of Wallace's Line - predicted that there must exist a moth with a tongue long enough to reach down the spur and drink the nectar at the end, for otherwise the orchid would not be visited by insects and would not be pollinated.

LIFE Magazine - November 22, 1963 (Volume 55, Number 21)

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Environmental Education Research 8, 239–260. Some of the ethnic groups photographed are no longer accessible or their way of life has changed drastically, which adds to their documentary value. - Images of tropical nature: relationship between the elements of the picture, taking an ecological approach: geography, geology, geomorphology, hydrology; biomes, ecology: rainforest and deforestation, savanna, desert, aquatic, mountain vegetation; life forms. - Automobile racing and rally.

LIFE Magazine - March 12, 1945

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Over the past 10 years, our Forest Service has spent more than 5 billion tax-dollars carrying out the destruction of our National Forests. Bukit Timah has been the focus of attention for many scientists, not only because it is a rare example of a rainforest that has managed to survive while completely surrounded by urban development, but also because of the extremely rich diversity of flora and fauna that still exists within the nature reserve.

Why Are The Rain Forests Vanishing?

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The Taita hills encompass a variety of different land-use forms, but the majority of them surely are tropical homegardens as most of the “Taita” people are subsistence farmers growing crops in the highly fertile soil of the mountain slopes. In this report 15 out of 60 items are not fully implemented. Published by Island Press, Washington DC and Covelo, CA. Replanting Vietnam Vietnam is facing one of its biggest challenges since the Vietnam war ended in 1975. They are found in areas with relatively warm and constant temperature from sea level up to 3000 m elevation.

Little Beasts of Field & Wood;

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Tropical rainforests typically occur in the equatorial zone between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn, latitudes that have warm temperatures and relatively constant year-round sunlight. Oecologia, 145, to light variation in rain-forest species. 2. The implications arise because agencies including the Forest Service can alter the flow of water across lands and skies as water falls and rises along a trajectory toward progressively more inland areas.; e.g., Hornberger et al say "Evapotranspiration represents a dominant outflow of water from most catchments and accounts for approximately two-thirds of precipitation over most continental land masses."

National Geographic Magazine: February 1948, Vol. Xciii, No

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Some species have devised ways of making space by usurping another's place or, strange as it may seem, by surrendering their place so that others of the same species may live. My markets for stock photography are mostly education (online and textbooks) and travel publications; I am careful to correctly identify photographs with scientific name whenever relevant and possible, consulting specialists. Until very recently, neither did I.

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Life Magazine, December 15, 1952

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Tour of Biomes - There are many different kinds of plants and animals on the Earth, but only certain kinds are naturally found at any particular place. The discovery of the suntailed guenon (Cercopithecus solatus). a new species of primate, in Gabon, and the rediscovery of the eastern lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla graueri) in western Zaire, suggest that Tanzania's mountain forests The eastern rain forests of Tanzania, particularly those on the Usambara, Uluguru and Uzungwa mountains, may have received a reprieve.

LIFE Magazine - November 30, 1936 - Vol. 1, No. 2

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Also known as the Australian Fan Palm or the Licuala Palm, this species is in the Arecaceae (palm) family. Thus, fig trees are totally reliant on the animal kingdom for pollination and seed dispersal. Profit, like a necklace, must not be tightened, but Capital’s self-imposed recession expects everyone to tighten their belts. Climate change, acid rain, development, fragmentation, conversion of forest land to agricultural land, and industrial-type forestry practices are all changing the quality of our forests and, in many areas, the quantity of our forests.

Jungle of the Maya

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Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 13(3), 219-239. Walker (eds), Ecology of C O NC L UD ING REMARKS The effect of soil fertility on the geographic variation in terrestrial vertebrate biomass at different spatial scales is a reminder of the powerful influence of bottom-up forces regulating the structure of tropical forest communities. To provide access without cookies would require the site to create a new session for every page you visit, which slows the system down to an unacceptable level.

Subantarctic Rain Forest of Magellanic Chile: Distribution,

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Although the evidence only comes from grasslands and aquatic environments so far, it convincingly shows that species redundancy is unlikely to occur when several ecosystem functions and services are considered in combination [ 68 – 71 ]. It is also set, if Peruvian government projections are anything to go by, to become one of the leading producers of palm oil. M., et al., eds., Conservation Atlas of Tropical Forests: Asia and the Pacific (1991); Davis, Wade, One River: Explorations and Discoveries in the Amazon Rain Forest (1996); Goldammer, J.