Rainforests of the World

Rainforests of the World

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This authoritative volume examines the reasons for rainforest destruction, the effects of deforestation on indigenous plant and animal life, and the policies and actions that are currently being taken to protect rainforests. * Includes extensive charts and graphs of rainforest data and a collection of significant legal documents and public manifestos pertaining to rainforest protection * Provides annotated listings of organizations and additional resources for further researchA Reference Handbook Kathlyn Gay. Grassroots. Efforts. Grassroots efforts to prevent rainforest destruction range from political campaigns and fund-raisers to front-line ... In industrialized countries, consumer action to save rainforests also has been effective. ... Ecotourism has become a promising conservation effort in several South and Central American countries, including Belize and Costa Rica.

Title:Rainforests of the World
Author:Kathlyn Gay
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2001-01-01


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