Essays Tagged: "rainforests"

Essay on the environment: looks specifically at deforestation issues and how to remedy the situation

the problems with deforestation that are currently being faced. It then links deforestation of the Rainforests with certain negative environmental effects.Paper also requires tremendous amounts of po ... populations increase within South America cities, people move out towards the open land around the rainforests. In order to provide both building materials and space for the people more Amazon trees ...

(10 pages) 341 1 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

A trip to Costa Rica

hills and valleys. If they looked toward the horizon, they would see even larger seas of green: the rainforests. Some of these rainforests have dirt roads winding through. There are semi-shallow, flow ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Life Outside Our Biosphere

rld's resources. We are burning all our fossil fuels to create the energy we need, and clearing our rainforests to make enough farmland to feed everyone. The ozone layer is slowly eroding, exposing us ...

(4 pages) 64 1 4.8 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Sustainable developement of the Brazillian rain forest

The Main Directions Of development Planning Since 1900, And Assess their Environmental Consequences.Rainforests play an invaluable role in sustaining life on earth with their existence they aid regula ... atory hot house and its abundance and richness of plants and animal species justifies this likeness.Rainforests are usually made up of several different layers, the emergence which is made up of the t ...

(5 pages) 102 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Population Control in India This essay explores the negative impacts of population control and how alternative measures can be set up to prevent this.

anet. Over the years humans have been trying to develop planet Earth. Policies regarding our skies, rainforests, and water have been drawn up so that the human population will not become extinct in th ...

(5 pages) 119 0 2.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

What's up with Chimps?

ang out" in groups of one male, one or more females and many young. Chimpanzees mostly dwell in the rainforests. Their homes can be found in 21 different African countries.Feeding Time!Yuck! Would you ...

(1 pages) 35 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Australia's forests.

rich array of life forms. Their diverse beauty ranges from the ancient forests of Tasmania, to the rainforests of Queensland, to the giants of southwest Western Australia. However, over the last 3 de ...

(9 pages) 67 1 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

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 ... n forest ecosystem.In my opinion, these indigenous people should be allowed to stay and live in the rainforests as they have been for many years. This is their tradition, and they have learnt to live ...

(9 pages) 136 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Coral Reefs .

Coral reefs are arguably the world's most beautiful habitats. Coral reefs have been called therainforests of the oceans, because of the rich diversity of life they support. Scientists have not y ...

(5 pages) 86 0 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Protecting coral reefs.

Coral reefs are arguably the world's most beautiful habitats. Coral reefs have been called the rainforests of the oceans, because of the rich diversity of life they support. Scientists have not y ...

(3 pages) 98 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

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

Nigeria - why is it under-developed and what can be done to improve its situation?

r Niger, swamplands. It rains quite much in the coastal area and it used to be totally covered with rainforests, though now much of it has been cleared up. The inland has a higher landscape with many ... ntain range. Then there is the dry savanna in the north, which is obviously very different from the rainforests in the south. Even further north there is the Sahara desert that continues into Niger an ...

(5 pages) 109 0 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

All about deforestation. - by Laura Aberle.

enough. We already lost half of our tropical forests. Every minute, around 6-football field size of rainforests is being destroyed. At this rate, the world's forests could be totally destroyed in anot ... there will be more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Besides these harmful effects, destroying the rainforests destroy homes to a wide variety of wildlife.Let's take for example a case study of defor ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Coral Reef

Coral reefs are arguably the world's most beautiful habitats. Coral reefs have been called the rainforests of the oceans, because of the rich diversity of life they support. Scientists have not y ...

(5 pages) 60 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

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 ... lso taught which plants are useful as medicines or food. Some of these children know more about the rainforests than scientists who have been studying rainforests for many years.There are many differe ...

(5 pages) 58 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The maya-the culture and the fall of the empire

s such a long time because of the hot and rainy climate. When it rains, the studies stop. The thick rainforests also make it impossible for the archeologists to search the areas by helicopter; therefo ...

(1 pages) 59 3 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Vietnamese Culture

pen plains, deep valleys and cultivated green fields. The country is also home to dense jungles and rainforests filled with exotic plants and animals. It is also a place of unique customs, traditions ...

(10 pages) 110 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The world banks role in developing third world countries.

iticised for developing without considering the environment, as a result the destruction of natural rainforests and animal habitat is increasing at a rapid pace. Nevertheless the IMF and The World Ban ...

(3 pages) 96 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Future of Rainforests

The future of the world's rainforests looks bad. Half of the world's rainforests have been lost and much of what remains could ... uld be lost in the future unless some kind of action is taken to prevent anymore destruction. Today rainforests are in a lot of danger of becoming extinct. According to the National Academy of Science ... st, an area the size of England, Wales and Scotland combined. ( there are also many things that are being done to eliminate this issue. There a ...

(1 pages) 26 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


effects of deforestation. If the world continues at the current rate of deforestation, the world's rainforests will be gone within 100 years-causing unknown effects to the global climate and the elim ...

(4 pages) 124 2 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology