TITLE

The Plight of Tropical Forests

PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
ROM Magazine;2011, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with United Nations (UN) messenger of peace doctor (Dr.) Jane Goodall is presented. When asked what she does, she says she lived in the forests for many years to study chimpanzees, and realized that these animals were becoming extinct and their forests were disappearing. Goodall says that there are many threats to tropical forests like population growth and clear-cutting. She argues that biodiversity is important because everything in the world is interconnected.
ACCESSION #
60938714

 

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