Forests & Rainforests

Original Life Magazine from February 12, 1951 - Hatless hats

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.95 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Ancient Forest Alliance activist Jackie Korn stands atop an ancient redcedar stump found in a 2013 logging clearcut by the Teal Jones Group in the Upper Walbran Valley just a few kilometeres away from the forest currently at risk. This problem—this perceived impossibility—in essence, is ignored. Another forest animal of great ecological importance is the Beaver, in America, Castor canadensis. Led by trained scientists, URI Watershed Watch helps citizen scientists gather detailed, quality assured monitoring data. [...]

Life Magazine: July 17, 1970.

Format: Single Issue Magazine Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.01 MB Downloadable formats: PDF This area extends from Cape Perpetua south to Cummins Creeks Wilderness Area, and possibly includes parts of Washburne Memorial State Park, for almost 14,800 hectares. The photos included are from several of the organoponicos, government regulated urban farms, that I visited. During the parts of the year when less rain falls, the constant cloud cover is enough to keep the air moist and prevent plants from drying out. The seeds of mangroves are called propagules and they are different in shape and size for each type of mangrove. [...]

LIFE Magazine - October 9, 1970

Format: Single Issue Magazine Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.84 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In ‘IUCN Red List of Threatened Species’. Molybdenum, the team found, is essential for controlling the biological conversion of nitrogen in the atmosphere into natural soil nitrogen fertilizer, which in turn spurs plant growth. “Just like trace amounts of vitamins are essential for human health, this exceedingly rare trace metal is indispensable for the vital function of tropical rainforests in the larger Earth system,” Hedin explains. Tewolde-Berhan, S, Mitloehner, R, Muys B, Haile, M 2002. [...]

LIFE Magazine - June 15, 1942

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.65 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In winter, trees break the force of winter winds, lowering heating costs. This pristine rainforest is also home to more than 340 species Birds, 120 species of Mammals, 72 species of Reptiles, 56 species of Amphibians and a staggering 200 species of plants per hectare. Verstraeten G, Baeten L, De Frenne P, Vanhellemont M, Thomaes A, Boonen W, Muys B, Verheyen K 2013. It has been estimated that about half of the Earth’s mature tropical forests between 7.5 million and 8 million square km of the original 15 million to 16 million square km that until 1947 covered the planet have now been cleared. [...]

THE EMERALD REALM: Earth's Precious Rain Forests

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.66 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Although they may try to defend their eggs by guarding them or by wrapping leaves around them, the frogs are no match for this canopy predator. The tallest of these people, also called the Mbuti, rarely exceed 5 feet in height. Some 500.000 people earn their living from collecting the latex from rubber trees that grow wild in the forest (below right). Photo © Littoral rainforest and swamp forest at Pottsville, by J Palmer. [...]

National Geographic: Nov. 1971

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.91 MB Downloadable formats: PDF His proposal was adopted in 1924, and 750 thousand acres of the Gila National Forest became the Gila Wilderness. [19] ' The Great Swamp in New Jersey was the first formally designated wilderness refuge in the United States. It is difficult to place them on a certain level of the food pyramid. There are three theories on the affects of competition. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management. This includes characteristics to help provide fresh water and oxygen for plant growth. [...]

Life Magazine - June 22, 1953 -- Cover: Mills College

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.80 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The ejido’s population rose by an average of 5.65%/year between 2005 and 2010. Benchmark map of forest carbon stocks in tropical regions across three continents. Mo, Qifeng; Zou, Bi; Li, Yingwen; Chen, Yao; Zhang, Weixin; Mao, Rong; Ding, Yongzhen; Wang, Jun; Lu, Xiankai; Li, Xiaobo; Tang, Jianwu; Li, Zhian; Wang, Faming // Scientific Reports;10/2/2015, p14605 Plant N:P ratios are widely used as indices of nutrient limitation in terrestrial ecosystems, but the response of these metrics in different plant tissues to altered N and P availability and their interactions remains largely unclear. [...]

National Geographic: June 1980

Format: Single Issue Magazine Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.37 MB Downloadable formats: PDF This highlighted the relations between the longhouse communities in the upper reaches of the Baram and Limbang rivers and the logging companies which had been deteriorating since the mid 1970s. This platform allows program coordinators to create their own projects and datasheets, manage members, define measurements, create analyses, and even write feedback forms. Journal of Environmental Management 53, 273–292. What kind of contact did you have with nature as a child? [...]

LIFE Magazine - March 30, 1959

Format: Single Issue Magazine Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.78 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Thailand - Trang Province - Taking Back the Mangroves with Community Management - Standing up to powerful interests to protect a commonly managed resource triggers a regeneration of society, economy and fishery. Cost-effectiveness of plant and animal biodiversity indicators in tropical forest and agroforest habitats. In Hudson Bay, polar bears are starving during the long summer months as the ice they rely on to hunt for food melts earlier each spring and later in the fall. [...]

Life Magazine, March 13, 1964

Format: Single Issue Magazine Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.20 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Sundarbans Tiger Reserve - This watercourse through the Sundarbans mangrove forest reveals how the plant roots have trapped some of the silt in the Ganges, building up the level of the sediment in the delta. 152 INDIA, SRI LANKA AND BANGLADESH Nilgiri: a history of protection The Nilgiri hills have long been known for their equable climate. Indeed, the time since fragmentation is an important consideration given that extinction lags (the time taken for all extinctions to occur following perturbation) can be on the order of decades or more ( Ross et al. 2002 ). [...]