The students will also research an interdependent relationship between organisms in a rain forest
If they know how valuable the rain forest
is, then the Amazon can be saved.
Many of the newfound plant fossils are of palm, legume, and flowering species that still dominate South America's rain forests
, according to study team member Scott Wing, a paleontologist at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.
While he concedes that a regrown forest may absorb some carbon dioxide, he insists, "This is not the rich ecosystem of a rain forest
More than half of all the living things on Earth live in tropical rain forests
With mere reminders of how thick and lush the rain forest
is, the drawing begins.
It is also a base for tourism in the Amazon, the world's largest rain forest
, and a headquarters for several environmental groups.
Besides a pampered politician should be able to make his way through a rain forest
unhindered without advice from a local.
Amazonian clay from Rain Forest
Specialties, a division of Beraca Ingredients, Sao Paulo, Brazil, helps to eliminate toxins on the surface of the skin and contains mineral and nutrient salts that help combat free radicals.
Together with partner Cam Haddow, they are working on a sustainable forest product with tourism officials in Guyana to develop a world-class ecotourism development in the Iwokrama Rain Forest
, a 370,000-hectare protected area.
Three Peruvians, who rely on the natural wealth of the rain forest
for their livelihood, became our teachers.
The word flashes briefly on-screen toward the end of Lothar Baumgarten's 1973-77 film The Origin of the Night: Amazon Cosmos, a lush, ninety-eight-minute meditation on the rain forest
inspired by a Tupi myth about the division of night and day.