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Which Came First - The Rain or the Rainforest?

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This is an educational video done in the past year by well known channel Minuteearth. This video helps explain climate thoroughly of the Amazon Rain Forest.
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Case Study: The Amazon Rainforest | GEOG 030: Geographic Perspectives on Sustainability and Human-Environment Systems, 2011

Case Study: The Amazon Rainforest | GEOG 030: Geographic Perspectives on Sustainability and Human-Environment Systems, 2011 | Tropical Forest | Scoop.it
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credible- from Penn State a credible and prestigious university, study was done in the last year or so not specified accurate- discusses distribution, problems and functionality
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Rain forest threat: 30,000 miles of Amazon roads built in just 3 years - NBC News.com

Rain forest threat: 30,000 miles of Amazon roads built in just 3 years - NBC News.com | Tropical Forest | Scoop.it
How long does it take to build a little more than 30,000 miles (50,000 kilometers) of new roads through the rain forest? A new study...
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This article is very current as it was written just yesterday, and is published by a credible news source NBC. Discusses the effects of building new roads on the tropical forest environment, focusing on the Amazon specifically.
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TREE SPECIES CONTROL RATES OF FREE-LIVING NITROGEN FIXATION IN A TROPICAL RAIN FOREST

TREE SPECIES CONTROL RATES OF FREE-LIVING NITROGEN FIXATION IN A TROPICAL RAIN FOREST | Tropical Forest | Scoop.it
Sasha C. Reed, Cory C. Cleveland, and Alan R. Townsend 2008. TREE SPECIES CONTROL RATES OF FREE-LIVING NITROGEN FIXATION IN A TROPICAL RAIN FOREST. Ecology 89:2924–2934.
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This article comes from a well known environmental organization, the ESA. This talks about limiting factors and cites several recent articles of similar nature, especially regarding the rain forest of Costa Rica.
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Tropical Rain Forest

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currency- the article was fairly recent authority- Marietta college sponsored a 3 week trip to Costa Rica to explore the tropical forests there
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