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    The Rainforest

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    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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    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

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    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 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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    Amazon Rainforests

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    Today we will be in the Amazon rainforest. Which is located near the equator. This will tell the story of jack being lost in the Amazon rainforest. Jack the explorer: NOt again why did I have to get lost. Well I know what to do. Narrator:He looks at the canopy trees. Jack the explorer: It’s so unique that trees want the sun so much they grow taller to get just like people who worked for what they have. Jack the explorer: Now begins the climb I start at the rainforest floor and I go to a tree that

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    The Borneo Rainforest

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    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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    tropical rainforest

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    3.1.1. Why does life thrive in the tropical rainforest? The tropical rainforest is very rich in water and food thus life thrives. We all know that food and water are the things that animals need the most for their survival. It also has a warm temperature due to the constant energy that the sun provides. The plants need the sunlight for the process of photosynthesis to be completed and use it to derived energy. And the plants serve as the food for some animals and these animals serve as the food

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    The Amazon Rainforest

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    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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    forest area‚ with most damage occurring in the last 200 years. Many of the main causes of the rainforest destruction include: logging‚ agriculture-shifted‚ cultivators‚ agricultures-cash‚ crops and cattle‚ ranching‚ fuelwood‚ large dams‚ mining and industry‚ colonization schemes‚ and tourism. In most cases‚ this is untrue due to the nature of rainforests and of logging practices. Large areas of rainforest are destroyed in order to remove only a few logs. The heavy machinery used to penetrate the

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    The Borneo Rainforest

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    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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    rainforest and grassland

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    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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    Rainforest Coursework

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    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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    Temperatures usually average 27.9 °C during the dry season‚ and 25.8 °C during the rainy season. Relative humidity is quite high at an average of 88% in the rainy season and 77% in the dry season. Every year‚ the Amazon rainforest receives torrential rainfall - between 1‚500 mm and 3‚000 mm. Where does all that water come from? Eastern trade winds that blow from the Atlantic Ocean account for about half of the rainfall‚ with the other half due to evapotranspiration - the

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    The Amazon Rainforest

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    An issue in the world today that is extremely troubling is the deforestation of the Amazon Rainforest. The world’s largest remaining natural resource is at risk of total destruction. This beautiful South American forest represents 40% of the continent and 54% of the total remaining rain forests that are left. It covers nine of the countries in South America which include Brazil‚ Colombia‚ Peru‚ Venezuela‚ Bolivia‚ Guyana‚ French Guiana and Suriname. From May 2000 to August 2006‚ approximately 150

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    The Amazon Rainforest

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    Amazon Rainforest in Brazil Location The Amazon Rainforest is located in South America‚ south of the Equator It covers 2.1 million square miles of land. The longitude and latitude of the Amazon rainforest is longitude = 71 degrees‚ 45’ and 55”W and latitude = 15 degrees 31’ and 05”S. Biotic Components Animals -- boa constrictor -- toucan -- poison dart frog Plants -- ferns -- algae -- rattan palms Abiotic Components The Amazon Rainforest has a rainy and dry season. The annual rainfall

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    Amazon Rainforest

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    Rainforest Case Study: The Amazonian Rainforest Habitat types of the forest: Over half of the Amazon rainforest is located in Brazil but it is also located in other South American countries including Peru‚ Venezuela‚ Ecuador‚ Colombia‚ Guyana‚ Bolivia‚ Suriname and French Guiana. The rainforest is made up of several different layers. These include: The emergent layer Most of these trees are broad-leaved‚ hardwood evergreens. There is a lot of sunlight here‚ these trees receive the most‚ and

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    Tropical Rainforest

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    Tropical rainforests can be located in areas near the equator where the climate is warm and days last around 12 hours a day. The weather consists mainly of 79-157 inches of rainfall per year. The temperature in the tropical rainforest ranges between 68°F-93°F‚ keeping it consistently warm year long. It can downpour about 2 inches in only an hour. With recurrent rainfall‚ the rainforest remains moist and humid. The tropical rainforest’s humidity can reach up to 88%. Bengal tigers are an endangered

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    Amazon Rainforest

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    Amazon Rainforest I am an explorer and I just returned from an expedition to the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon rainforest was amazing and there lots of facts that I would like to tell you about: [pic] The Rainforest grow around the equator. The hot‚ steamy conditions are perfect for plants. [pic] In fact‚ rainforests contain the largest diversity of plant and animal life on earth; many species are still unidentified. Rainforests form distinct layers‚ providing homes for animals at all levels

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    Tropical Rainforest

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    Tropical Rainforest What it is? A tropical rainforest is an ecosystem type that occurs roughly within the latitudes 28 degrees north or south of the equator. This ecosystem experiences high average temperatures and a significant amount of rainfall. A biotic conditions of a tropical rainforest? The a biotic factors of this rainforest bio me are-the amount of water and sunlight‚ climate‚ weather and precipitation. These things affect the trees and animals that live there. These are very important

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    Rainforest Deforestation

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    Rainforest Deforestation LA298: Associate Degree Capstone June 30‚ 2012 Rainforest Deforestation The world’s rainforests are disappearing at an alarming rate and the consequences could be devastating. Global climate change is accelerating‚ due in part to deforestation of the rainforests around the world which help to maintain the hydrologic cycle of the Earth‚ and play a large part in cleaning the air that the population breathes. There exists a diverse collection of species in these ecosystems

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