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Synonyms for tropics

the part of the Earth's surface between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn

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First of all, physicians, especially neurologists, should investigate all different etiologies of stroke in tropical regions.
Internet users everywhere are able to watch, listen and learn about the people and animals that inhabit this magnificent, tropical region rich in biodiversity.
Additives containing coumarin (an odour-giving substance extracted from the tonka bean, the fruit of a tree found in the tropical region of Latin America), found in cinnamon and used in sugar confectionery, may be harmful for health in high doses, a European Commission spokesman reported on January 18.
In that tropical region, winds from the Northern and Southern; hemispheres constantly collide, often forming thunderstorms.
ISLAMABAD -- The South Asia has suffered the greatest losses in biodiversity over the last 50 years compared to any tropical region in the world, while the list of threatened bird and mammal species in South Asia has grown longer.
Southeast Asia has suffered the greatest losses in biodiversity over the last 50 years compared to any tropical region in the world, while the list of threatened bird and mammal species in South Asia has grown longer " the ADB said, adding that environmental problems include deforestation and illegal logging; illegal wildlife trade; illegal fishing; pollution; and climate change.
Most were found in tropical regions, throughout Africa and Southeast Asia, but also in some humid regions of North America, Amazonia and New Guinea.
Edinburgh scientists will also use software to develop vaccines to save the lives of cattle hit by disease in tropical regions in research partly funded by the Department for International Development.
Dr Grigg is studying malaria as part of Menzies research into health issues in Northern Australia and in other tropical regions and his award highlights that the work being done there is internationally significant, Minister Joyce said.
Long-range forecasts have hinted that potential hurricanestrength winds in tropical regions of the ocean could drive unpredictable weather towards the UK later in the month.
com/nasa-report-climate-change-continues-tropical-regions-will-likely-see-more-rainfall-2551005) As Climate Change Continues, Tropical Regions Will Likely See More Rainfall
In tropical regions of the world, root crops are an important and major source of food.
Artocarpus camansi, the scientific name of the tree that produces the spiky, globular green fruit, grows in tropical regions and coastal provinces.
Although gold mining deforestation is usually less extensive than deforestation for agriculture, it happens in some of the most biodiverse tropical regions," Nora Alvarez-Berrios of the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, and a lead author of the study, told Agence France Presse.
comes from Hevea rubber, which is tapped from a tree grown in tropical regions of Asia.
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