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The Brazilian rain forest

by Alexandra Siy

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Dillon Press, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Amazon River Region,
  • Brazil
    • Subjects:
    • Rain forest ecology -- Amazon River Region -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Rain forest ecology -- Brazil -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Rain forests -- Amazon River Region -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Rain forests -- Brazil -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Rain forest conservation -- Amazon River Region -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Rain forest conservation -- Brazil -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Rain forests.,
    • Rain forest ecology.,
    • Ecology.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the numerous plants and animals that live in the Brazilian rain forest and their ecological and economic importance.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementAlexandra Siy.
      SeriesCircle of life
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH112 .S58 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p. :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1556973M
      ISBN 100875184707
      LC Control Number91037640
      OCLC/WorldCa24626602

        Davi Kopenawa fights for his tribe's survival in the Brazilian rain forest The once-remote Yanomami people have been challenged by the arrival of outsiders to their area of northern Brazil. Luke. The Brazilian Rain Tree is native to South America,more specifically Brazil. It is a tree that can grow to over 15 feet tall, and spread over 18 feet in diameter. It has crooked stems and branches, thorns, and a peeling grayish bark.

      Through the Arc of the Rain Forest is a burlesque of comic-strip adventures and apocalyptic portents that stretches familiar truths to their logical extreme in a future world that is just recognizable enough to be frightening. In the Author's Note," Karen Tei Yamashita writes that her book is like a Brazilian soap opera called a novela: "the novela's story is completely 4/5(1). Recaptures native literatures of the Amazonian rain forest This is an outstanding contribution to the unavoidable and unresolved issue of the ‘indigenous’ in Latin America and cultural history that has occupied critics of the stature of Louis Villoro, Angel Rama, Antonio Cornejo Polar, Amaryll Chanady, Jorge Klor de Alva, and Gordon Brotherston.

        In the Brazilian Amazon, the world’s largest rain forest, deforestation rose in for the first time in nearly a decade, to nearly two million acres from August to July   The majority of the agricultural land currently in use in Brazil’s Amazon region was created through years of deforestation. “Most of this is .


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free preview. To read a free preview of the book, click here. To learn about the ideas in The Rainforest, read the official White Paper presented at the University of Chicago for the book’s publication on Febru This prime forest land adjacent to the Tapojos National Forest in the Amazon region of Brazil.

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An enormous butterfly flits from plant to plant. Monkeys shout and chatter as they swing from tree to tree looking for breakfast. The rainforest is waking up. Continue Reading. Starred Review. This book reveals all the enchantment of the rainforest, as well as its mysteries and dangers.

The author and her agricultural economist husband moved to Brazil twenty years ago to take over an abandoned farm in a beautiful but remote s: 3. Deep in the Brazilian rain forest, these protected Indians freely pursue a timeless way of living.

Aerial photographs of an isolated tribe. The Brazilian rainforests, also dubbed as the “lungs of the world” for the valuable Oxygen that they release during respiration, serve many purposes for humankind. This has, unfortunately, led to their large-scale destruction.

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Get this from a library. The Brazilian rain forest. [Alexandra Siy] -- Describes the numerous plants and animals that live in the Brazilian rain forest and their ecological and economic importance.

Brazil has the lion’s share of this huge biome, but experiencing its Amazon comes with some caveats. The town of Manaus, the gateway to many rainforest lodges, has gradually encroached on the forest over the years.

It’s caused animals to scamper off into the undergrowth to parts where visitors never set foot. The Amazon is a vast forest. Most of it is in Brazil however significant areas of 7 other countries are all covered by this forest; Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana.

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This basin encompasses 7, km 2 (2, sq mi), of which 5, km 2 (2, sq mi) are covered by the rainforest. This region includes territory belonging. At 7, square kilometers in (roughly the size of Delaware, or percent of the total Brazilian Amazon forest), the amount of rainforest Brazilians are chopping down hardly amounts to an “ecocide.”A Wall Street Journal editorial offered the reasonable point that rich countries do a better job than poor countries in caring for their environment, noting the long.

“Like the burning of the ancient library at Alexandria or the supremely ignorant incineration of stacks of invaluable Mayan codices, the loss of knowledge we are experiencing as the last of the traditional elders pass from this physical plane of existence without heirs to their knowledge- as well as the very environment in which sacred plants grow- is a tragedy occurring right now as.

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The bulk of Brazil's forest cover is. In his previous book, the much acclaimed, Fordlandia, Grandin chronicled how Henry Ford attempted to establish a utopian version of small town America in the middle of the Brazilian rain forest. A famous and highly prized rainforest tree, Brazilian mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) is growing rare in the Amazon rainforest.

This species of mahogany is an emergent tree (emerges through the canopy) and grows up to 70 meters tall. You can see in the bottom left of the photo the Brazilian mahogany fruit that mature in the rainy season.Incredible, insane, brilliant life, all fighting to stay alive, all working to grab one little piece of the rain forest." ― Jake [src] The Amazon rainforest, also known as the Amazon jungle or the Brazilian rainforest, is a vast, biodiverse tropical rainforest, and comprises over half of Earth 's remaining rainforests.The Amazon rainforest is facing a new threat: politics.

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