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rainforest

forest that occurs in tropical regions where the rainfall exceeds 254 cm per year.
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Proposed oil pipelines are another threat to the rainforest. These huge pipes would carry oil from one area to another.
Stretching along the Pacific coast from Vancouver Island to southeast Alaska, the Great Bear Rainforest is the largest intact temperate rainforest left anywhere in the world.
Without full transparency of the timber supply chain, claims to hosting a sustainable Olympics are completely baseless, said Hana Heineken with Rainforest Action Network.
This unpolluted moisture-laden habitat is rarer around the globe than tropical rainforest and is in remnant form because most of Wales has been farmed for around 4,000 years, since the end of the last Ice Age.
Kennedy Jr., "Great Bear Wild: Dispatches from a Northern Rainforest" is an impressive from beginning to end.
As we move forward with this new structure, it will allow us to offer more destinations and cruise options to our clients,” states Jeremy Clubb, Director of Rainforest Cruises.
Caption: Teeth excavated from this rock-shelter (right) in Sri Lanka provide evidence of long-term human rainforest occupation as early as 20,000 years ago.
The jungle -- which is to be located within a massive dome inside Damac's 55 million square-foot AKOYA Oxygen development -- will be home to many species of tropical flora and fauna and will include zip wires for visitors to explore the forest canopy, as well as a 'rainforest spa'.
"Dubai is known around the world for attracting the biggest and best and the Dubai Rainforest joins that list of unique attractions which will support the growth of the city," said Ziad El Chaar, the firm's managing director.
Ziad El Chaar, managing director, Damac Properties commented: "Dubai is known around the world for attracting the biggest and best and the Dubai Rainforest joins that list of unique attractions which will support the growth of the city.
The five different rainforest types found across the state have different requirements and tolerances for rainfall, fire frequency and temperatures.
This real-time information alerts Rainforest Connection backers to pursue immediate and proper action.