tropical rain forest


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Synonyms for tropical rain forest

a rain forest in a tropical area

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Economic Plant Plantations underneath the Tropical Rain Forest
Possible answers: More than half of the living things on Earth live in tropical rain forests.
Before I began the lesson on oil pastels, I asked the students to bring in examples of tropical rain forest frogs from the Internet or from magazines.
Philip Stott unravels the emergence of myths about the tropical rain forests.
It's surprising how easily someone with relatively little knowledge, either of botany or of the Australian tropical rain forest flora, can get up to speed and identify plants quickly and accurately.
Key words: Costa Rica; crown position; growth variation, tropical trees; La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica; life-history diversity; pioneers, tropical rain forest; shade tolerance; tropical rain forest tree demography and ecology.
Take a trip to a tropical Rain Forest, read about the gigantic condor which soars high above the South American Andes, or explore Mount Everest.
Third, many scientists believe that a wealth of the yet-to-be-identified biological species in the tropical rain forest may have value for the production of pharmaceuticals.
Located on Suriname's broad sea coast, at the mouth of the great Suriname River, Paramaribo is surrounded by tropical rain forest.
2 acres of tropical rain forest every second - the area of a football field.
By comparison, the total area of tropical rain forest is about 610 million hectares.
Half of the tropical rain forest has disappeared in the last four decades, and an average of 428 square miles were lost annually between 1972 and 1985.
In reality, the major tropical rain forest regions, in tropical America, Africa, Southeast Asia, Madagascar, and New Guinea, have as many differences as similarities, as a result of their isolation from each other during the evolution of their floras and faunas.
Washington, June 2 (ANI): According to a new report, the West African forest gecko, a secretive but widely distributed species in forest patches from Ghana to Congo, is actually four distinct species that appear to have evolved over the past 100,000 years due to the fragmentation of a belt of tropical rain forest.
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