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  • The Rainforest

    The Rainforest supports a largest number and greatly diverse variety of animals. Many plants and animals in the rainforest must adapt to survive the warm temperatures and a large amount of constant rainfall year around. Plants are important for the rain forest because they enable the survival of many other species. In fact‚ since plants must reach the sunlit areas they must adapt and wrap around trees in order to take nutrients and collect water when it rains. These plants also give rise to animals

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  • Rainforest

    Identifying the Rainforest The Mt Keira rainforest is located in Wollongong‚ New South Wales in Australia. The Mt Keira rainforest is what we call a subtropical rainforest. There are four types of rainforest: Tropical‚ subtropical‚ warm-temperate and cool-temperate. Tropical rainforests have generally have a warmer climate than subtropical rainforests. Warm-temperate rainforest are slightly cooler than subtropical rainforests‚ and cool-temperate rainforests have very cool climates‚ i.e. Canada

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  • Rainforests

    Rainforests February 18th‚ 2013 Mr. Zanardo AJ D’Orazio CGF 3M Grade 11 Rainforests are the oldest living ecosystems on earth. They only cover about 6% of the Earth surface but they contain more than half of the world’s animal and plant species. Rainforests are described as a tall but dense jungle. It is called a “rain” forest because of the high amount of rainfall it gets per year. There are two different types of rainforests Tropical and Temperate. A tropical rainforest is located

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  • Rainforests

    Period 2 4-11-12 They Should Be Saved Rainforests cover about six percent of the world. Millions of tribal people inhabit these rainforests. A little less than fifty percent of the world’s animals and insects live in the rainforests. Although rainforests seem so important‚ they are being destroyed at an alarming rate today. Humans should stop cutting down rainforests because destroying them causes plants and insects to become endangered and there is also a great supply of fruit and nut trees

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  • Rainforests

    TMA 04 Rainforests have been declining rapidly over the last few decades. There are various factors responsible for this decline‚ resulting in serious impacts on the environment and the economy. Critically discuss the causes of deforestation and solutions to it. Deforestation refers to the destruction of large areas of natural forests resulting in serious irreversible damage. Forests are crucial factors to our existence and because of the time it takes to replace harvested trees‚ they must

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  • The Borneo Rainforest

    The Borneo Rainforest is located in Borneo which is the third largest island in the world and is located north of Java‚ Indonesia‚ at the geographic centre of Maritime Southeast Asia. The Rainforest is 130 million years old‚ which makes it the oldest rainforest in the world. The Borneo rainforest is one of the only remaining natural habitats for the endangered Bornean Orangutan. It is an important refuge for many endemic forest species‚ including the Asian Elephant‚ the Sumatran Rhinoceros‚ the

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  • The Borneo Rainforest

    BORNEO RAINFOREST The tropical rainforest is earth’s most complex biome in terms of both structure and species diversity. Tropical Rainforests can be found in South and Central America‚ Africa‚ Oceania (the islands around Australia)‚ and Asia (15).Tropical rainforests cover only about 7% of the Earth’s surface (13‚ )All Tropical Rainforests have similar characteristics including climate‚ precipitation‚ etc. They are located in a band around the equator. However‚ not every tropical rainforest can

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  • The Amazon Rainforest

    The Amazonian Rainforest consists of an expansive 350 million square acres smack in the middle of Brazil and many other countries. It is the largest rainforest in the world and is home to hundreds of indigenous species of plants and animals. However Brazil’s developing status is endangering the rainforests existence. It is currently reported that 500‚000 trees are cut down every hour‚ and the country is losing anywhere from 20‚000 to 100‚000 species a year. To many this is unacceptable and the amazon

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  • Rainforest Coursework

    The Amazon rainforest is located in Brazil‚ South America. In the middle of the Equator and the Tropic Of Capricorn. I used this photo to show the delicacy of the food web. Plant and animal ecosystem would be affected if you took out one of the species of the food web. The Amazon rainforest consists of four layers or communities. Each layer has unique ecosystems‚ plants‚ and animals adapted to that system. Many of the species in the rainforest are vulnerable to extinction because they depend

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  • rainforest and grassland

    disturbances acting on the two sampling sites. II. Methodology In order to determine and describe the plant species composition of a tropical rainforest and tropical grassland‚ to compare the diversity of the two sampling sites‚to identify the most dominant species in each site and the disturbances on the two sampling sites‚ the composition of a tropical rainforest and a tropical grassland biomes were observed. A relatively flat area within the forest of Mount Makiling‚ Los Banos Laguna was located and

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