Life Magazine - September 1, 1947 - cover 'John Cobb and

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If your computer's clock shows a date before 1 Jan 1970, the browser will automatically forget the cookie. It has within its borders two of the three largest cities in South America, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo (the latter is one of the largest in the world). We're trying to measure the base biodiversity of the river system by getting a census of all of the species we've been sampling. The Loss of the Night App challenges citizen scientists to identify as many stars as they can in order to measure light pollution.

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Ecuador / Bahama Islands / Dinosaur Dig / Panama Hats / U.S.

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Cattle ranching is an important contributor to deforestation in some areas, but this is primarily a way to get ownership rights to public land rather than produce meat for McDonalds. The role of nontimber tree products in household food procurement strategies: Profile of a Sri Lankan village. Some of them are listed below: Amazonia basin in South America is home to the world’s largest contiguous tropical rain forest. The WildLab engages citizen scientists in bird and other wildlife identification, using mobile phones as tools of scientific discovery.

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The Use of Remote Sensing in the Modeling of Forest

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In Ontario, one of the restoration strategies involves recreating pit and mound micro topography on lands converted for agriculture to help forests like Clear Creek Forest recover to their prior glory and to grow old. This research was supported by the Smithsonian Institution Forest Global Earth Observatory, ForestGEO; the U. Plos One 5(5): e10867. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0010867 Liebhold, A. The many studies that apply facilitation as a restoration tool of woody communities [ 41 ] are typical examples of the community approach to forest restoration.

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LIFE Magazine - October 6, 1941

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Logging is controlled along with land clearing. SFBBO is looking for people interested in a long term volunteer opportunity. 63 MB While tropical rainforests have received much conservation attention and support for their protection, temperate and boreal rainforests have been largely overlooked. The biggest obstacle to spotting wildlife, however, is our own noisy progress as we crash along the forest paths! We define original extent as post-glaciation, pre-human settlement. Searching for caterpillars and day-flying moths is a good activity for daytime.

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Brain Forest - Score

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Volunteer birdwatchers with the Puget Sound Seabird Survey gather valuable data on wintering seabird populations in Puget Sound. There is a total ban on logging in the state of Bolivar, and the Venezuelan Government has decreed that 60 percent of the country's forests are to be left undisturbed. This emotional need for nature has been termed biophilia. However, he and his colleagues have noted similar behavior in climate models that suggest global warming plays a role. The observations of each participant join those of others in an international network of eBird users. eBird then shares these observations with a global community of educators, land managers, ornithologists, and conservation biologists.

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National Geographic Oct Nov Dec 1932

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The ozone layer is continually formed and destroyed and protects the Earth from most dangerous UV radiation. Personal Communication with Erin Kellogg. Here are a few reminders why woodlands are wonderful. Nigeria has the world's highest deforestation rate, Brazil loses the largest area of forest annually, and Congo consumes more bushmeat than any other tropical country. Over the first seven years ITCI's log sales averaged US$37m annually. Programmes of survey, research and monitoring must be implemented to give the best possible chance of very much-needed success. 191 Think globally, act locally "We call for a common endeavour and for new norms of behaviour at all levels and in the interests of all.

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National Geographic Magazine, October 1974, Vol. 146, No. 4

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Explain the small biomass and low numbers of organisms in higher trophic levels. Their holdings are concentrated in central Sweden and some portions of Norrland, where they also operate many large, modern production facilities. Protected areas - There are more than 5,400 protected areas in the world, almost 2.000 of them in tropical countries. M., Connor, L., Higginbotham, N., Freeman, S., Kelly, B. & Pollard, G. 2007.

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Beetle-Pathogen Interactions in Conifer Forests (Applied

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The forests are very important because we use the carbon dioxide they produce. 4. The ecosystem services provided by homegardens, such as those in Pitakele, generally fall in to four categories: provision (e.g., food, medicine, fuel), regulation (e.g., climatic, carbon storage), cultural (e.g., religious purposes, such as the sacred ‘bo’ tree, Ficus religiosa), and support (e.g., nutrient cycling).

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LIFE Magazine - August 13, 1965 - Lady Bird Johnson

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That is one of the reasons there aren't a lot of original deciduous forests left in the world. Last week on Facebook you told us what wildlife conservation topics you would like us to discuss this month on the blog. Our objectives were to test if nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) limitation shift along this elevation gradient, and to determine how an alleviation of nutrient limitation would manifest in ecosystem changes. Despite that, some geologic formations, ex. limestones, do support a whole number of valuable plant species.

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National Geographic - October 1989 - Vol. 176, No. 4

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Such long-term partnerships have repeatedly shown to result in the continued success of projects." At 5.6 million acres, it's the second largest national forest in the U. Individual users can input data (variables, photos, location, etc.) into EpiCollect from their mobile phone, which is synchronized to a central database. However, all regional-scale soil maps available for the Amazon show a diversity of pedological processes and a highly variable macromosaic of soil types of varying fertility (Sombroek 1966, EMBRAPA 2002).

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