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rainforest

forest that occurs in tropical regions where the rainfall exceeds 254 cm per year.
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Environmentalists also point out that a quarter of our modern pharmaceuticals are derived from rainforest ingredients, but less than one percent of the trees and plants in the tropics have been tested for curative properties.
In addition, the nonprofit conservation organization, Rainforest Alliance, has created a virtual treehouse (www.
A rainforest is made up of many layers, which helps it function as an ecosystem.
A spokesman for tourism body Visit Wales said yesterday a senior investment analyst had met with representatives of the developers, Rainforest Ventures, to discuss the project.
If it goes ahead, the development, proposed by British company Rainforest Ventures, would form a major part of the theme park section at the Dragon International Studios site, dubbed Valleywood, on a former opencast coal mining site in Llanilid, near Bridgend.
Nourish, energize, and revitalize your body with an easy to use system of Rainforest Herbal Nutritional formulas containing herbs backed by age-old traditional use and years of research.
Bossa Nova, a Los Angeles company, recently teamed up with Rainforest Alliance to help finance the preservation of one Amazon tree for every bottle of acai sold.
Soils that are acidic, such as those in the Amazonian rainforest, tended to harbor fewer species.
This sensual and luxurious line is exclusively blended and contains organic extracts of Rainforest Flowers, designed to leave you feeling sensuous and your hair at its most beautiful.
Unigen and Inca Health will work closely together with indigenous tribes to collect native plants from the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest and Andes Mountains that have a history of ethnomedicinal use in order to identify lead compounds for the development of pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmeceutical and functional food products.