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Welcome to Rainforest Treks. This site briefly documents my greatest personal passion... exploring (first-hand) some of the last great "wet" places on earth. Unsatisfied with guidebooks or second-hand stories, I experience such places with my own legs & senses, often with no trails to guide the way. Speed is not my aim. I choose to take my time, probing deeply into Service Falls. The past year...
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"In the next 24 hours, deforestation will release as much CO2 into the atmosphere as 8 million people flying from London to New York. Stopping the loggers is the fastest and cheapest solution to climate change. So why are global leaders turning a blind eye to this crisis?". "The rainforest serves as one of Earth's largest reservoirs of carbon dioxide, helping to regulate global climate patterns...
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Howler monkeys are being reintroduced to Northeast Belize after a 60+ year absence in the Shipstern / Fireburn forest region. Four monkeys were released into the Fireburn Reserve this spring, with additional ones to be populated to the Balam Na Reserve. With the help of volunteers, the monkeys...
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Your source of quality information about rainforest animals, tropical rainforests as well as other environmental issues and practical environmental solutions. At hand whenever you need it. Another area that we cover is conservation, so you will find a lot of material on this subject here too. You...
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Back in 2008, a group of RainforestMakers planted over 2,500 trees in an area that had been deforested and used for cattle pasture in Costa Rica. The project was generously sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, LLP as part of the RainforestMaker’s Lawyers Accountable To The Earth initiative. Five...
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Howler monkeys are being reintroduced to Northeast Belize after a 60+ year absence in the Shipstern / Fireburn forest region. Four monkeys were released into the Fireburn Reserve this spring, with additional ones to be populated to the Balam Na Reserve. With the help of volunteers, the monkeys are now being monitored in their new habitat. By Alex Rubin Suppose someone where to ask you to travel...
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Maui hiking tours. Hiking ecotours to rain forests, waterfalls and mountains. Discover Hawaiian healing medicinal plants, tropical fruit and flowers, native trees and birds. Learn island culture, customs and legends. Let us guide you to beautiful secret places. There are no snakes or poison oak on Maui. It's very safe. We provide packs, ponchos, walking sticks, bottled water, fruit, nuts,...
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Articles and photos about the animals and plants of the rainforest. Tropical rainforests are areas of dense vegetation and trees. When you think of the "jungle" you are really thinking of the tropical rainforest. Because tropical rainforests are located close to the Earth's equator they are warm and humid places. The rainforest plants and trees also contribute to the amount of humidity because...
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Why Save the Rainforest? The Environment It is almost impossible to talk about rainforests and the environment without mentioning the Amazon. The Amazon rainforest is frequently described as the lungs of the world because of the important function of the rainforest trees in absorbing carbon dioxide, transforming it into solid carbon and trapping this solid carbon in the trunks for hundreds and...
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Raintree's extensive website on the Amazon Rainforest features 100's of pages and pictures and facts on rainforest plants, preservation and destruction. Long regarded as hocus-pocus by science, indigenous people's empirical plant knowledge is now thought by many to be the Amazon's new gold. This untold wealth of the indigenous plants are the true wealth of the rainforest - not the trees. Rich...
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The Canadian Organization for Tropical Education and Rainforest Conservation. COTERC's annual dinner and fundraiser - Fiesta Verde - celebrates the diverse and fragile beauty of one of the most important ecosystems found on the planet, the rainforests. COTERC is working to protect rainforests through research and education but we need help to reach our goals. It is our hope that Fiesta Verde...
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Rainforest Rescue is a nonprofit organization working to preserve rainforests by organizing protest campaigns and delivering background information and on-topic news. Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Durban, South Africa on the 10th of September for the Global Day of Action against Fake Forests. Their message to the United Nations: stop promoting plantations and finally protect...
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Your complete guide to Cairns Backpackers hostels, the Great Barrier Reef, Outback and Tropical Rainforests. The tropical rainforests that surround Cairns are unique, beautiful, and filled with plants and animals found nowhere else on earth. Here you can find kangaroos that live in trees, mammals that lay eggs, huge flightless birds, colorful orchids and countless other species of plants and...
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Yum! Brands, the organization that claims KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, on Thursday reported a zero deforestation arrangement for its palm oil sourcing. The move came after forceful battles by ecological gatherings that argued that the restaurants weren’t doing what’s needed to guarantee the palm oil they used to cook food wasn’t connected to human rights misuses, obliteration of peat lands,...
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Rainforest Agrarian International Network (RAIN) is a nonprofit that helps with tropical rainforest restoration through scientific research and education. Rainforest Agrarian International Network (R.A.I.N.) is a nonprofit organization that supports the restoration of tropical rainforests and sustainable agriculture through scientific research and education. We are developing practical and...
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On a recent visit to northern Sumatra I was struck by just how spectacular a global legacy the rainforests of Indonesia are. Home to orangutans, tigers, elephants and rhinos, Indonesia’s lush rainforests are the inspiration of storybooks. And with 60 billion metric tons of carbon stored in Indonesia’s peatlands, these forests are unsung heroes for our climate. We all know that the majority of...
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Central America Tours. Mayan Gateway specializes in providing customized tours of Central America . Contact our office for a free personalized quote today! Guatemala will charm with Latin and Indigenous culture, awe with Mayan archaeological treasures, and fascinate with active volcanoes, rainforests, and colonial cities. More Info. Nicaragua's rich jungles and volcano studded landscapes await....
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Save The Rainforest - Help stop rainforest destruction. Learn ways you can help save tropical rainforests. Did you find this site a good resource.If so we would greatly appreciate it if you could send us a link from your homepage or website. We often get asked if there is anything you can do to help save the rainforest. Adding a link to us would help spread the word about how to Save The...
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Approximately half of the world's animal species live in rainforests. Another estimate is that. And tundra. Thank you for visiting and we hope you enjoy our reference to rainforest animals. Opinions differ on exactly how much rainforest is disappearing due to slash and burn farming. The Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. Central and South America, Africa, India,. Rainforest....
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Drive from Puerto Maldonado along the Inter-Oceanic Highway in the direction of Brazil, and you will arrive at the small village of Alegria, or Happiness, home to Peruvian concessioner Felicitas Ramirez. Felicitas earns her living as a Brazil nut harvester, working a 330-hectare tract of primary forest three kilometers from the village. Felicitas has exclusive […]. To help our customers,...
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