virgin forest

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forest or woodland having a mature or overly mature ecosystem more or less uninfluenced by human activity


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Any area, with slopes steeper than 1:3 or if possible or above 1:5 slope should be left as virgin forest.
The owner of that mining firm ought to be held accountable for the wanton destruction of a virgin forest.
Even though this virgin forest had been burned to a crisp in one of Oregon's worst forest fires in 1868, by 1930 the Elliott was a natural forest born of virgin giant fir tree seeds.
Therefore, line transects were usually placed respectively in secondary and virgin forest if survey sites were the mixture of secondary and virgin forest.
Records from the forest department of the state, which enacted its own Forest Conservation Act in 1997, reveal that the state underwent tremendous deforestation in the past five years, losing some of its most virgin forest cover, comprising rich coniferous tress like spruce, pine, fir and woodlands of deodar cedar, walnut, willow, elm and poplar.
London, July 1 ( ANI ): Indonesia beat Brazil in deforested as the country's area accounts to about 60,000 sq km of virgin forest, which is close to the size of Ireland, says a new study.
He then heads across the border to Brazil to meet a cattle rancher planning to burn down a huge chunk of virgin forest to increase the size of him farm, giving Charlie a clue as to how to make his scheme work.
oeI covered several kilometres through virgin forest with tribal people and stayed with them day and night.
a restoration ecologist and proprietor of Virgin Forest Restorations, an eco consulting firm, has drawn up the plans and will oversee the Eco Serendib Beach Restoration Project under the guidance of the Virgin Islands National Park.
4-hectare reserve is a virgin forest that sits right in the middle of the commercial and business centre of the Malaysian capital.
It all started with the environment ministry giving a positive indication to allow Indian Coastal Guard to install a coastal surveillance radar, a two-km road through the virgin forest and a power supply source in Narcondam Island Sanctuary in Andaman and Nicobar Island, where these small beautiful bird has been living for centuries.
Sinharaja forest is one of the areas where landslides never occur because of the virgin forest cover, according to the professor.
Mike Foster,s 53, dismissed claims he paid a pounds 2m bribe to Liberian authorities to negotiate rights to a fifth of the war-ravaged country's virgin forest.
Policies such as those implemented in Brazil in recent years can help preserve large areas of virgin forest in nations such as Peru, Suriname and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, DeFries suggested.
Her head was running wild with confused theories about the bathroom and the virgin forest she had seen yesterday.