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Rainforest Encyclopedia

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Trevor Stiff's curator insight, November 5, 2013 3:31 PM

Good website with plenty of good, recent, relavent information on tropical forests. 

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Case Study: The Amazon Rainforest- Geographic Perspectives on Sustainability and Human-Environment Systems

Case Study: The Amazon Rainforest- Geographic Perspectives on Sustainability and Human-Environment Systems | Tropical forest | Scoop.it

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Trevor Stiff's curator insight, November 5, 2013 8:17 PM

Case study from Penn. State about the Amazon forest. Reliable source with plenty of relevant information.  

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Journal: Last of the Amazon - National Geographic Magazine

Journal: Last of the Amazon - National Geographic Magazine | Tropical forest | Scoop.it
Brazil's dilemma: Allow widespread—and profitable—destruction of the rain forest to continue, or intensify conservation efforts.

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Trevor Stiff's curator insight, November 5, 2013 8:33 PM

Good journal article by National Geographic about Brazil's tropical forests, reliable and purposeful. 

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Tropical Rainforest

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Where Rain Is Always in the Forecast Tropical rainforests are warm, wet forests with many tall trees. In most tropical rainforests, it rains every day. Tropical rainforests grow in a narrow zone ne...
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Trevor Stiff's curator insight, November 7, 2013 3:22 PM

Great, informational, and reliable website that is kid- friendly and easy to use. Good website for finding basic information of Tropical Forests. 

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Sunday Species Snapshot: White-Cheeked Gibbon | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network

Sunday Species Snapshot: White-Cheeked Gibbon | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network | Tropical forest | Scoop.it
“These arboreal lesser apes evolved for life in the trees. But when people cut those trees down the gibbons had nowhere left to go. Species name: Northern ...”
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What is a Rainforest? - Educational Video

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Hi, I’m Emerald Robinson, and in this “What is” video, we’re going to...

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Trevor Stiff's curator insight, November 5, 2013 3:42 PM

This is a good educational video that explains different types of rainforests on earth. It is a very current video and is accurate based on other research I've done. 

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News Article: Peru's Deforesting of Rain Forest

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The World Bank estimates that 80 percent of Peru’s logging exports are illegally harvested, a problem compounded by bribery and obstacles to prosecution.

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Trevor Stiff's curator insight, November 5, 2013 8:26 PM

Accurate, current article about the deforestation of tropical forests. 

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Tropical Rainforest- Informational website

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Biomes of the World -

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Trevor Stiff's curator insight, November 6, 2013 3:30 PM

Reliable, authoritative website that explains the limiting factors and other specific information about Tropical forests . 

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Amazon deforestation increases six-fold

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“A sharp increase in forest destruction in March and April in the Amazon has led Brazil to announce the creation of an emergency task force to fight against deforestation. (RT @RisingSign: #VEGAN!!”
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Graviola, Unusual tropical fruit proves 10,000 times more effective at treating cancer than chemotherapy

Graviola, Unusual tropical fruit proves 10,000 times more effective at treating cancer than chemotherapy | Tropical forest | Scoop.it
“ Unusual tropical fruit proves 10,000 times more effective at treating cancer than chemotherapy”
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