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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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.
The 300-square kilometer virgin forest is inhabited by rare and exotic animals including giant pandas and golden monkeys.
oeI covered several kilometres through virgin forest with tribal people and stayed with them day and night.
It adds that the logging requires building a road through two areas of virgin forest, making them ineligible for future wilderness designation.
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.
That factor has allowed the forest agency to minimize the need to take away virgin forest in favor of gas infrastructure.
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.
Mr Kautsky had a deep love of nature, and many years ago bought 300,000 square meters of virgin forest (known as "Kautsky's Mountain) on which, by 1986, he had relocated more than 100,000 plants over a 15 year period.
A wooden bench made from a steamer trunk and containing a compartment is aligned in the center of the space, in stark contrast to the virgin forest we see framed in her photograph.
The second exception is made by the nature panorama, which looks as if a painted background--cupolas, lakes, virgin forest and the small inhabitants of Otepaa Nature Park--goats, hares and the rare eagle.
The 16-acre virgin forest is one of the few "urban forests" in Mississippi, according to Jacquie Turner, chairman of the Preserve's board and lifelong member of the Garden Club.
His second virgin forest map, published in 1925, used various symbols to indicate oak, beech and ash forests.