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montane

[män′tān]
(ecology)
Of, pertaining to, or being the biogeographic zone composed of moist, cool slopes below the timberline and having evergreen trees as the dominant life-form.
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From her side, Montane commended the business environment in Bahrain and expressed similar keenness on stepping up business ties and increasing the exchange of business delegations so as to streamline partnership.
Map 6 Bruno Montane Krebs With this map I encounter something I do not seek, with this map I will find what is left, with it I will imagine wells of fire, I will feel marks that this time stay on my skin.
This project addresses the need to improve PA representation in the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot, complementing efforts to strengthen the management of Montane Forests as part of a national strategy to improve the coverage of the PA system.
Upper montane forest, 2000 m; and Cloud forests, 2300 m.
The three most common are the tropical montane cloud forest, Puna grassland and montane scrub.
Gray fox and cliff chipmunk are common in montane forests throughout southeastern Arizona (Hoffmeister 1956, Lange 1960) and are known to depredate bird nests (Burt and Grossenheider 1976, Hart 1992).
UK) presents the results of a collaborative, multidisciplinary research program examining forest loss, degradation, and fragmentation and their impacts on biodiversity, as well as methods of forest conservation and restoration in the tropical montane forests of eastern and southern Mexico and the temperate rainforests of the southern cone of South America.
The valley is in northern Peru, and is part of the humid montane forest belt that stretches north-south along the eastern slopes of the Andes mountain range.
The new protected area within western Africa will cover approximately 580 square miles of montane forest that is home to hundreds of threatened species including birds, amphibians, antelope, and endangered primates including red colobus, guenon, chimpanzees, and drills.
The montane rainforest is awash in 'ohi'a lehua, a bright red flower that provides nectar for many of the native forest birds.
The complex topography and history of the montane forest regions of the Neotropics have made them one of the most diverse habitats on Earth.