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- Lost in the Forest. // Time International (South Pacific Edition);Apr/May2000 Special Edition, Issue 16A, p92
Presents an illustration intended for children that highlights rain-forest animals. A list of thirteen animals that appear in the painting is included. INSET: Spotlight.
- Bird diversity and selection of protected areas in a large neotropical forest tract. Thiollay, Jean-Marc // Biodiversity & Conservation;Aug2002, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p1377
Focuses on the unbroken primary rain forest currently covering the interior of French Guiana that still offers a unique opportunity to establish a network of large protected areas. How bird species richness was surveyed within several study areas to assess the relative abundance and frequency...
- WHISKERS'S CITIZENSHIP. // Weekly Reader - Edition 2;Mar2010, Vol. 79, Special section p4
The article asks suggestions from readers on how to address classroom theft from a penny jar used to help save the rain forest.
- Sheltering the rain forest. // Current Health 1;Sep90, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p24
Discusses the problem of sheltering the rain forest. Levels in a tropical rain forest; Impact of man-made damage; Better alternatives.
- Saving the rain forests. Ashley, Robert // Cosmopolitan;Feb1993, Vol. 214 Issue 2, p42
Reports that the Malaysian government has hired a California scaffolding company to build a catwalk through the rain forests in order to protect them. Description of the catwalks; The hope that catwalks will lure tourists.
- Don't let this forest die! // Earth Island Journal;Spring90, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p7
Calls for the protection of the tropical forest in the Union of Myanmar. Consideration of the forest as the largest remaining intact tropical forest in mainland Asia; Rare species in the forest; Contact information.
- Rain forest update. // Good Housekeeping;Jun90, Vol. 210 Issue 6, p65
Reports on a vow by Brazil's new secretary of the environment, Jose Lutzenberger, to protect its rain forest.
- Preserving tropical forests. // Horticulture;Jul85, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p36
The author explains how almost everywhere, around the Equator, there is an unprecedented assault on the forests by farmers who cut down the vegetation, burn it--thereby releasing the nutrients--and plant crops for two or three years. Soon the fertility becomes exhausted. Overpopulation causes...
- Slicing Up the Rain Forest on Your Breakfast Cereal. Vandermeer, John; Perfecto, Ivette // Humanist;Sep/Oct95, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p24
Presents a case study of rain forest conservation policy in Costa Rica. Case background; Banana industry; Models for saving the rain forests.