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Amazon deforestation could mean droughts for western U.S.

Amazon deforestation could mean droughts for western U.S. | Biome project | Scoop.it
Total deforestation of the Amazon could mean 20 percent less rain for the coastal Northwest and a 50 percent reduction in the Sierra Nevada snowpack, resulting in water and food shortages, and a greater risk of forest fires, new research shows.

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Conflict Palm Oil Case Study – Cargill and Snack Food 20 At Risk! » Rainforest Action Network Blog

Conflict Palm Oil Case Study – Cargill and Snack Food 20 At Risk! » Rainforest Action Network Blog | Biome project | Scoop.it

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Tropical Rainforest biome: climate, ecology, aerial, plant species, deforestation - Images | JungleView - Stock photographs by Jacques Jangoux

Tropical Rainforest biome: climate, ecology, aerial, plant species, deforestation - Images | JungleView - Stock photographs by Jacques Jangoux | Biome project | Scoop.it
“ Pictures of the rainforest biome; ecology, ecosystem; rainforest climate: rainstorm over rainforest; water dispersal of fruit; undergrowth; natural clearing or treefall gap in rainforest; ; regeneration, colonization, growth; fungi; seedlings in...”
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Rainforest and Wildlife conservation in action with the World Land Trust

Rainforest and Wildlife conservation in action with the World Land Trust | Biome project | Scoop.it
“ Rainforest Conservation with the World Land Trust - a charity with a 20 year track record of successful environmental projects. Patrons: Sir David Attenborough and David Gower.”
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Willie Smits: How to restore a rainforest | Video on TED.com

“ TED Talks By piecing together a complex ecological puzzle, biologist Willie Smits has found a way to re-grow clearcut rainforest in Borneo, saving local orangutans -- and creating a thrilling blueprint for restoring fragile ecosystems.”
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Rainforest Biomes

Rainforest Biomes | Biome project | Scoop.it
“ All about the tropical rainforest biome, description, global position, climate, and information on specific plants and animals of this biome.”
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