Essays Tagged: "Rainforest"

The problems faced by mankind today are going to destroy him

ice we haveto pay."- Eduardo Albuquerque BarbosaThere is a constant war that is being fought in the rainforests ofSouth America. The death toll is one that far surpasses any other war inhistory. Vietn ... he result of mankind's failure to cooperate andlive in harmony with the environment, especially the rainforest of SouthAmerica. In the end, the destruction of the rainforests will mean thedestruction ...

(6 pages) 71 0 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Value of Enviornmental agencies

y that the planet has been neglected. With something so typical and now common as chopping down the rainforest to produce trees for mass abundance of political paper and land to graze more cattle this ... t of Geographer at Lancaster University states, "The available statistics are impressive and... the rainforest's claim to fame as the richest ecological zone on earth"(26). In order to efficiently res ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Amazon rainforest, past, present and future uses.

The Amazon: The Past, The Present, The FutureIntroduction to RainforestsA rainforest is classed as an area of lush vegetation with higher than average temperatur ... is classed as an area of lush vegetation with higher than average temperatures and yearly rainfall. Rainforests are the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the world, containing more than 50% of t ... 0% of the worlds plant and animal species, yet only accounting for 7% of the Earth's land surface.A rainforest comprises of four levels, starting with the emergent trees. These are individual trees th ...

(9 pages) 136 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The amzon rain forest. this essay is about the amazon rain forest and how much longer it will be around for it got me a good grade hope fully for you.

ot solve, well, that's the price we haveTo pay. There is a constant war that is being fought in the rainforestsSouth America. The death toll is one that far surpasses any other war inHistory. Vietnam ... he result of mankind's failure to cooperate andlive in harmony with the environment, especially the rainforest of SouthAmerica. In the end, the destruction of the rainforests will mean thedestruction ...

(6 pages) 76 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"The Power of Words: Pablo Neruda"

d as an underlying theme. For these reasons many aspects of Pablo Neruda's life, but especially the rainforest and rural landscapes of Chile, affect and connect his poetic views of passion and love, i ... rdo Reyes de Basoalto was born on July 12, 1904, in Parral, a small village on the outskirts of the rainforest. His mother died one month after his birth, and soon after his father remarried and they ...

(9 pages) 141 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

What Is Global Warming And What Can Be Done To Stop It?

I think that Global Warming is when rainforests are cut down and when there is so much pollution that the green house effect takes place ... lobal Warming, which would be the warming of the Earth. To stop it, I think that there must be less rainforests cut down and less pollution made.What is Global Warming?Global Warming is the warming of ... ere are too many demands for timber, fuel-wood, and other wood products, which only can be found in rainforests. If loggers use clear-cut logging techniques leaving few trees standing, the exposed top ...

(2 pages) 228 1 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Living in the forest

n the forest, some who have no contact with the 'outside' world and live in a harmonic environment. Rainforests are the most diverse ecosystems on the planet, as well as being the home to an estimated ... l as being the home to an estimated 50 million indigenous forest people. These people depend on the rainforest for their way of life. It provides them nearly everything from shelter and food to tools ...

(5 pages) 58 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

world Geo Essay

emperatures below zero. Yet as you get to the Amazon Basin the temperature could be 80 degrees. The rainforest receives more then 80 inches of rain each year. The climate affects people in two ways. I ...

(1 pages) 35 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.

aged 6 - 12 that are stranded on an island. When the boys first landed in the idyllic setting of a rainforest-like island everything is calm and all the children withhold a child-like innocence. As t ...

(1 pages) 19 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Why I left Africa for the US.

ape with many hills and in the east along the boarder, there is a mountain range. Then there is the rainforest in the south, even further north, there is the Sahara desert that continues into the Saha ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Tropical deforestation.

All of the world's rainforests will be gone in about 100 years because of deforestation. Deforestation is the clearing ... 100 years because of deforestation. Deforestation is the clearing out of forests. If there weren't rainforests it would cause unknown effects on the world climate. It would also kill most animal and ... type is called "Slash and burn" agriculture. This is when poor farmers chop down a small area in a rainforest and burn the tree trunks. Another type of deforestation is called commercial logging. Com ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Our Disappearing Rainforests, and how much we need them.

ong the equator, such as Brazil and Indonesia that have a high percentage of the country covered by rainforest. Its here in the rainforests that some of the most essential things in our lives are prod ... lants world wide that produce prescription drugs that cure common illnesses, 25% of these come from rainforests and more staggeringly 70% of all anti - cancer drugs also come from the worlds rainfores ...

(2 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

How man Influence the Rainforest and Taiga Forest

In terms of mans influence, rainforests and taiga forests are treated very differently. In Taiga the development is mainly susta ... very differently. In Taiga the development is mainly sustainable whilst a lot of the development in rainforest is very destructive and unsustainable.Rainforests:Rainforests are being destroyed by all ... ests are being destroyed by all kinds of different development, one of the main one is logging. The rainforest contain lots of valuable trees that are in high demand including the mahogany. In fact re ...

(1 pages) 977 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The Amazon Ecosystem

rld's highest diversity of birds and freshwater fish; it is the planet's largest and most luxuriant rainforest in which, amazingly, live more than one third of all species in the world. But despite it ... bauxite, manganese, calcareous, casserite, gypsum, copper, diamond, and gold are extracted from the rainforest. But the Amazon Rainforest region is not hospitable towards agriculture. The majority of ...

(10 pages) 133 1 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

If only you could see me now, mom.

because of me? Come back please mom I've changed I'm different now.You left us on that leaf in that rainforest exactly five weeks and four days ago while we were only tiny larvae. It was tough at the ...

(2 pages) 30 2 3.6 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

My Summer Vacation

I had no idea of what to expect when I got there because Brazil is such a diverse country with the rainforest, along hundreds of miles of beach, and also with some of the biggest cities in the world, ...

(2 pages) 42 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Burning Season

on" was about a brave man named Chico Mendez, who is determined to fight in order to save the rainforest of Amazon. He also fought for the people and led them in order to preserve the land that ...

(3 pages) 352 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Trinkets And Beads

ead on the roads to keep the dust down, an unnecessary procedure considering the tribe lives in the rainforest.The film "Trinkets and Beads" was made very well. It portrayed the life of people that I ...

(1 pages) 1966 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Trinkets And Beads

ead on the roads to keep the dust down, an unnecessary procedure considering the tribe lives in the rainforest.The film "Trinkets and Beads" was made very well. It portrayed the life of people that I ...

(1 pages) 508 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Baka Family Life

l family. There were many aspects of the Baka family life that I observed.The Baka live deep in the rainforest in Africa, relying on the forest for survival. Theirs is an original and unspoiled cultur ...

(2 pages) 2316 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies