National Geographic Traveler - October, 2001

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Clean Air & Water Retrieved November 24, 2011, from Importance of Wetlands If the trees were planted the rain would fall: “I would have said Australia is a desert because of the global climate cycles, but if you do the calculations, a forest across the surface of Australia would produce forces strong enough to water it and you wouldn’t need to irrigate.” The implications are huge. “In standard theories, if we lose forests the rainfall in the continental interiors generally declines by 10 to 30 per cent.

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Decoding the Silent Lyrics of Rain Forests - The "Tree of Life" shows that animals and plants have a common primordial ancestor. A Nigerian scientist, Philip Emeagwali, argues that the rain forests are the untapped technological gold mines of the 21st century. Eastern Old-Growth Clearinghouse - News, announcements/alerts, summaries of selected scientific and general interest articles, and other information about old-growth forests in the eastern United States Chainsaw Lumbermaking. We had only seen the rainforest on television and envisioned the rainforest to be something similar to a large zoo exhibit. Yet, when we arrived the animals didn’t just present themselves to us Arboretum Borealis: A Lifeline of the Planet. The seedlings or adolescents which are to form the new forests must not be destroyed during logging; roads must be correctly sited and constructed to minimize the area they disturb and the erosion they cause 50 Simple Steps to Save the World's Rainforests: How to Save Our Rainforests with Everyday Acts.

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