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Conservation of Tropical Rainforests
Language: en
Pages: 680
Authors: Brian Joseph McFarland
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-14 - Publisher: Springer

This book critically engages with how the conservation of tropical rainforests is financed. Beginning with the context of tropical deforestation, alongside an overview of tropical ecology, global environmental policy and finance, the book reviews several conservation financing instruments. These include ecotourism and private reserves, debt-for-nature swaps and government domestic budgetary
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Tony Juniper
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-19 - Publisher:

Rainforests have long been recognized as hotspots of biodiversity--but they are crucial for our planet in other surprising ways. Not only do these fascinating ecosystems thrive in rainy regions, they create rain themselves, and this moisture is spread around the globe. Rainforests across the world have a powerful and concrete
Land and Language in Cape York Peninsula and the Gulf Country
Language: en
Pages: 492
Authors: Jean-Christophe Verstraete, Diane Hafner
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-18 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

This volume offers a state-of-the-art survey of linguistic, anthropological, archaeological and historical work focused on Cape York Peninsula and the Gulf Country, in Australia’s northeast. The volume also honours Bruce Rigsby, emeritus professor of anthropology at the University of Queensland, whose work has inspired all of the contributors. The papers
Tropical Forest Biomes
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Barbara A. Holzman
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-30 - Publisher: Greenwood

This volume in the Greenwood Guides to Biomes of the World series covers the lush, beautiful - and rapidly shrinking - tropical forest biomes. The volume covers the two major tropic forest biomes, tropical rainforests and tropical seasonal forests.
Why are the Rainforests Being Destroyed?
Language: en
Pages: 45
Authors: Peter Littlewood
Categories: Rain forest ecology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-01 - Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica

Written in British English, Why Are the Rain Forests Being Destroyed? looks at the threats to the world's rain forests from the logging and mining industries, power and oil companies, and from ranchers and farmers.