Life Magazine - November 14, 1969

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A somersault of the mind, once achieved it is there to stay. Glue or tape them in place, if necessary. Thus far, the understanding of Canarium in Madagascar is poor; its taxonomy needs revision and its phenology is unrecorded. Muir wrote home, ‘Wherever the white man goes, the groves vanish’. Temperatures across large swaths of the southwest were 3-5ºC (5.4-9ºF) hotter than usual; rivers across the Amazon basin hit historic lows. And here is a link to a news article about the paper: LINK Maria Uriarte is also a co-author on two recent papers in Nature: Kunster, et al. (2015).

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National Geographic Magazine, January 1959

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CONSERVATION STATUS AND PROSPECTS: The rugged nature of the terrain and poor access to most of the protected areas affords them a high degree of inherent protection, so threats tend to be localised and relatively low level. Smooth bark and bark that is shed in large flakes may also deter lianas to some extent, but given the way that most lianas attach to their supports, this mechanism would not seem to be particularly effective.

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National Geographic Magazine, January 1985

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Human flux generates the agency of politics. Most life in the rainforest is found in the canopy. Maybe it’s what scientists call “confirmation bias,” but I’m finding it hard to muster good counterarguments to any of them, even the last. In addition to providing support, the buttresses may assist in feeding. Additionally, the presence of a prehensile tail is important in suspensory feeding: the tail supports the entire weight of the monkey while both hands are free to forage (Mittermeier 1978).

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LIFE Magazine - November 10, 1958 (Volume 45, Number 19)

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Reptiles and amphibians, such as frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, and caecilians, are found in all areas of the rainforest, including the canopy. This study will contribute to our understanding of four general issues in primate ecology: 1) the interaction between morphological and ecological specialization; 2) the relationship between body size and diet; 3) the degree of sociality in nocturnal primates; and 4) seasonal patterns of fruiting and flowering in tropical plants.

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LIFE Magazine - April 12, 1937 - 100 Year Old Woman

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Scientists are using these observations to create maps of “green-up” and “green-down,” which they will combine with genetic information to identify areas where trees are most and least adapted to climate change. Treatment or proper disposal of waste oil on-island is often prohibited by economies of scale, yet high transportation costs constrain the development of a regional facility to serve all the Caribbean islands.

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Patterns in Tropical Rain Forest in Guyana (Tropenbos

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Because most tropical rainforest grows in warm and steamy environments, it contains a huge variety of plants. The present study’s participants represent 36 countries, and over half have resided in at least two countries. The villagers also exploit other plant products such as wild cardamon, resinuous exudates used as fumigating agents from Nawada ( Shorea stipularis ) and other shorea species. Extinction: Bad Genes or Bad Luck? by David M. Sage Publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA, USA.

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National Geographic Magazine, December 2002 (Vol. 202, No.

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Strangler figs (Ficus spp.) are the usurpers par excellence, while at the other extreme are those species which flower only once, often en masse, and then die when their fruits have ripened. Often we are confronted with either dull botany or a polemic about deforestation, here we are offered balance and the contributors and publishers are to be congratulated." "The book certainly functions as an excellent reference for conservationists and ecologists around the world interested in the world's temperate and boreal rainforests and could be used as a textbook in university classes...

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Tropical Rain Forest

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These theorists call for a questioning of the development discourse, for including the larger social economy within projects’ analyses, and for current power relations to be questioned. An article published recently in the scientific journal Nature Climate Change by Richard Houghton and colleagues argues that the combined mitigation value of primary tropical forests alone as stocks and sinks, combined with ending forest degradation and restoring degraded forests globally, could amount to the equivalent of 5 billion tonnes of carbon per year.

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The National Geographic Magazine November, 1954

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There are also minerals and organic matters supplied from the food. After the first permanent European settlement was established in Sydney Cove in 1788, vegetation clearing for agriculture followed almost immediately. From their first intrusions into the North Queensland rainforests in the mid-nineteenth century, European people have been both attracted and repelled, admiring the natural resplendence of the forests while yearning to transform the dank, dripping jungle into something more fitted for their own habitation.

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Animal Habitats (Teacher Unit): Set of 7 Children's Picture

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The growing database will give us a much better understanding of the number of ancient trees across the UK. For three weeks, my field assistant and I trekked miles and miles over Banda Village, asking farmers about their cropping systems, what crops were planted, what wild animals were seen eating the crops on their farms, and during what season crop raiding by chimpanzees was the highest and lowest. Brown Mongoose and the Golden Palm Civet have been occasionally sighted.

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