Rain Forest

Long ago, the Earth had a green belt of rain forests around its middle that covered almost twelve percent of the earth’s land surface.(Miller ; Berry 3) Today, the rain forest covers two percent of the earth’s land surface and it is declining rapidly. The following will be a description of the rain forest, factors […]

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The Rain Forest

The destruction of the rainforest is a problem that the people of the world can not continue to ignore. 14 percent of the Earth’s land used to be covered by rainforests yet this number has dropped significantly to only about 6 percent ( Rainforests provide the people of the world with many necessities, some of […]

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Fair Mean Lodge, Epping Forest

The poem by Baillie Joan’s Fair Mean Lodge, Epping Forest is classical narrative that seeks to promote environmental theme its narration of the various forest scenery descriptions. In order for Baillie to successfully reach her reader she employs several figurative elements of speech and other critical stylistic devices in a bid to fulfill the potential […]

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The Forest and the Trees: Sociology as Life

Allan Johnson tries to evaluate the several aspects with regard to the nature of social life and how it could serve as a stairway of questions we would like to know about the universe. The author tries to change the perception of people in their daily interaction in the world as well as how they […]

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To what extent does plasticity of dipterocarp seedlings

This study focused on survival and growth of three dipterocarp seedlings in exposed areas compared with shaded areas of the tropical rainforest, in order to determine the role plasticity plays in this. All species of dipterocarp seedlings showed some degree of morphological plasticity in response to the different environments. Each of the three dipterocarp species […]

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The Forest stewardship council

There is a term out there that is becoming more and more familiar, almost common place. It can be heard on the radio, on the television, and especially at any Home Depot store. Many people, however, still do not know just what that term means. The term is certified lumber. Certified lumber comes from forests […]

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Trees Our Friends

A true friend is one who stands by us during good times as well as bad times. Based on this criterion we may regard trees as our best friends,because they have stood by us for centuries,providing us with food and fuel,and meeting many of our other needs. Trees serve us in a variety of ways. […]

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American Rangelands and Forests

Brief History of Rangeland or Forest: The San Bernardino Forest was home to Native Americans long before it was recorded in history. In the early 19th century the forest was settled by Mexicans and Europeans. In 1855 gold was discovered on this land which led to large amounts of mining, timber, and grazing. These actions […]

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The Global Depletion of Forests

Deforestation results from the actions of man as well as those of the nature. It could be further categorized on the objectives in which they were done as well. Though not much is thought when a tree is cut down only lately we understand how destructive it would be if this process to be continued. […]

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Urban Forestry

Urban forestry in my own interpretation is an important aspect in a society that should never be disregarded. Trees are important even in an urban environment since it helps improve the atmosphere and it helps control carbon dioxide levels. Having trees in an urban setting also provides for other benefits. Among others, it provides shade […]

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