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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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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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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...
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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...
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What’s preventing palm oil investors from going green?Do palm oil financiers care about sustainability?Reproductive technology (and understanding of experimental psychology) needed to save a critically endangered rhinoMalaysia plans road expansion through dwindling elephant, orangutan habitatPotential crisis in Sabah’s amazing Kinabatangan rainforest. Over-hunting’s surprising connection to...
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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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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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By defending indigenous and forest peoples' rights we can save homes, habitats and species for future generations. Significant evidence from the Amazon Basin now shows that, where forest communities have gained legal title to land, levels of deforestation and forest destruction are far lower even than in strictly protected areas such as national parks. To date, we have protected over 11,700,000...
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Rainforest Australia, photos and text. Courtesy of Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodge, Atherton Tableland, Far North Queensland, Australia. North-eastern Australia is very diverse because it is jam packed full of very close, but very different, ecosystems and their smaller vegetation communities; coral reefs, sea grass communities, mangroves, beaches, rocky shores, wet schlerophyll forest,...
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By using goodsearch.com as your search engine, you raise 1 cent for each search you make. It is super easy to sign up. Just go to goodsearch.com and select the get started prompt. Enter your name and email and […]. Aguaje palms which provide income and an important source of food. By funding Climber Harnesses, communities are able to harvest the fruit of the Aguaje palms without having to...
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The Rainforest Maths activities are available as part of a Mathletics subscription. Using Rainforest Maths is an excellent way to begin integrating ICT into your Maths curriculum. To explore all the possibilities, organise a FREE trial of Mathletics in your school by contacting customerservice@mathletics.com.au.
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Estate and tax planning have always been an essential part of life. Lots of service providers are available these days and offer a series of offshore solutions such as offshore company formation and asset protection tools like offshore trusts and international foundations. To incorporate an IBC or other offshore entity it is not too difficult as incorporation procedures are done online. A...
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They are a source of new varieties of food crops, giving genetic variability to our crops, which is needed to fight crop diseases and withstand inclement weather. Their rivers are a major source of fish for food. Rainforests remove carbon dioxide, the major greenhouse gas causing global warming, from the atmosphere, because their trees carry out photosynthesis, which uses sunlight to convert...
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Rainforest Concern is a Registered Charity in the UK, established to protect threatened natural habitats and the biodiversity they contain, together with the indigenous people who still depend on them for survival. The world's tropical rainforests are the richest and most diverse habitats on earth. They represent a vast reservoir of knowledge and contain a wealth of ecosystems and wildlife,...
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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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Nicaragua (click link for map) is the second poorest country in the western hemisphere (next to Haiti). Environmental issues and the destruction of the rainforest are inconsequential to the indigenous communities when facing poverty. Our vision is to replant the rainforest hectare by hectare, whilst providing long term job and business opportunities for the Indigenous communities - its future...
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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 will find information about the most exciting animals that can hopefully spark your imagination,...
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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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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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