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Rainforests of the World, Second Edition

A Reference Handbook

by Kathlyn Gay

  • 71 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by ABC-Clio Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests, rainforests,
  • Reference,
  • Nature,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Rain forests,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Rain forest ecology,
  • Environmental Science,
  • History,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology - Forest Ecology,
  • Deforestation,
  • Rain forest conservation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9875323M
    ISBN 101576074242
    ISBN 109781576074244

    The best is a book by Dr. John Kricher, A Neotropical Companion. If you are interested in protecting the rainforest, you should read Dr. John Vandermeer and Dr. Ivette Perfecto's book, Breakfast of Biodiversity. Suggested Reading: A Neotropical Companion, by John Kricher. The second edition is much updated.   In this book, activities will focus on the rainforest biome, including rainforest locations around the world, layers of rainforests and the features of rainforest systems. This book also explains the importance of rainforests and has many fascinating activities on unique rainforest plants, animals and people.

    With full color images featuring interesting wildlife and grand expanses of forest, the book is an enticing introduction to tropical rainforests for children. The importance of rainforests for the entire planet is woven into the particulars about the animals and plants that can be found there. Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. CD-ROM included Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN Seller Inventory #

    10 biggest rainforests in the world. the Bosawas biosphere reserve ranks in the second position of the biggest rainforests in the world. It is also the home to thousands of animals, fauns, and flora. You can book yourself a place in one of the many bungalows and accommodation facilities available near the border of the forest. 9. Rain forest books for kids The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest by Lynne Cherry. The Amazon rainforest and the challenges we face to save it are powerfully presented in The Great Kapok Tree in such a way that any readers of any age can understand what is at stake here. A man with an ax working for a paycheck falls asleep under the great Kapok tree that he .


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Rainforests of the World, Second Edition by Kathlyn Gay Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rainforests of the World covers everything from the basic biology and chemistry of rainforests and their geographic location to problems, controversies, and solutions. A section highlights people and events like Gifford Pinchot, Lester Brown, Anita Roddick, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and the Kyoto : Hardcover.

Online shopping for Forests & Rainforests from a great selection at Books Store. National Geographic Atlas of the World, 11th Edition Oct 1, by National Geographic and Alex Tait.

Hardcover. Book Series. Cat in the Hat's Learning Library. Magic Tree. This authoritative volume examines the reasons for rainforest destruction, the effects of deforestation on indigenous plant and animal life, and the policies and actions that are currently being taken to protect rainforests.

Rainforests of the World, Second Edition This book is a primer for anyone interested in the complexity of rainforest ecology, the scientific evidence, and the people who use it to argue that preservation of the world's rainforests is vital to continuing life on Earth. This bestselling text offers both teacher and the assurance that its new enriched content and range of material meets the exacting requirements of /5(3).

Rainforests of the World A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition. by Kathlyn Gay. The sap from Amazonian copaiba trees could become a substitute fuel for gasoline, and 2, tropical plants contain substances for treating various cancers.

But a tropical forest the size of New York State disappears each year. Title: Tropical Rainforests Author: Seymour Simon Genre: Photographic Essay Theme(s): Life in a Rainforest Opening line/sentence: Imagine being surrounded by thick walls of green plants.

Brief Book Summary: This photographic essay by Seymour Simon elaborately describes the ins and outs of the tropical rainforests of the anied by vivid and detailed photos, this /5.

- Wonderful children's books about rainforests!. See more ideas about Childrens books, Books and Rainforest theme pins. Amazon Rainforest Plants, and Ecosystems of the New World Tropics - Revised and Expanded Second Edition by.

John C. Kricher. avg rating — ratings. score: 79, and 1 person voted Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. Get this from a library. Rainforests. [Sara Wernham; Kevin W Maddison] -- "The second of four levels of decodable books, providing the best start for children just starting to read.

At every stage the words are within the reach of children as they use their letter sound. Rainforests in 30 Seconds: 30 fascinating topics for rainforest fanatics explained in half a minute Kids 30 Second: : Green, Jen, Murphy, Stephanie: Books/5(12). NEW Two new levels for younger or lower-level students forthcoming () For a series of non-fiction readers which provides cross-curricular / CLIL content with activities, project work and stunning full-colour photographs, look no further than Oxford Read and Discover.

The fascinating information and eye-catching images in these exciting new books appeal to a wide range of. An overview of tropical rainforests for kids, based on 's popular web site for children ().

Rainforests describes tropical rainforests, why they are important, and what is happening to them. Rainforests, published in Septemberis suitable for kids ages 10 and up as well as adults.

The Best Rainforest Children Books. The Great Kapok Tree is a wonderful story that explains the importance of saving the rain forests. In this book all of the Rainforest creatures whisper in the mans ear why you would never want to live in a world without trees.

Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi Second Edition Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe. Birds of East Africa is widely regarded as one of the best field guides to any region of the world.

Named a BirdTwitch Best Bird Book of the year for Africa when it was first published, it has become the go-to guide for anyone. Set deep in the Amazon rainforest, this is a thought-provoking story about preserving cultural values in a changing world.

The beautiful illustrations in this picture-book, including its excellent picture glossary, show the immense diversity of rainforest plants. Another popular choice for KS2. Resources to help students explore the types of rainforests, ecology, ethical issues surrounding rainforests, and more. PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9– Going to the Rainforest.

Grades. PreK-K,K. Genre. Non-Fiction Rainforests are vast and fertile places. Through the amazing, full-color photographs in this book, young readers will find out about the amazing ways that animals survive in these unique habitats.

As part of his sabbatical, Richard Peterson, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Environmental Studies, has released a revised and updated second edition of his book Conversations in the Rainforest: Culture, Values, and the Environment in Central book examines the environmental perceptions, values and practices of inhabitants.

Rainforests are forests characterized by high and continuous rainfall, with annual rainfall in the case of tropical rainforests between and metres (98 and in) and definitions varying by region for temperate monsoon trough, alternatively known as the intertropical convergence zone, plays a significant role in creating the climatic conditions necessary for the.

Get this from a library! Rainforests in 30 seconds. [Jen Green, Dr; Stef Murphy] -- With fast facts, mini missions, and engaging artwork, Rainforests in 30 Seconds explores the extraordinary ecosystems of the world's rain forests.

Each topic is presented in a concise second.Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Forests, Rainforests Books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

Animal Expert: Rainforest Animals is the first book in our ‘Animals Expert’ series. Update: this book is currently out of print. You’re the youngest person ever to work at the famous ‘World Museum of Science and Nature’.

You’ve been asked to go to the Amazon Rainforest to find out about the animals that live there.