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Transcript of Rain Forest
Casseia Todd Orangutan Based on the SouthEast Asian Rain Forest Human Activity Human Growth/Population
-wood (logging) Human Violence: War -SouthEast Asian Forest
has the highest
deforestation rate Global/Regional Climate Change (may or may not be due to
human causes) Endangered Species Sumatran Tiger Orangutan Sumataran Rhino Jambu Fruit Tree King Cobra Proboscis Monkey Red-shanked Douc Langur Silvery Gibbon fewer then 500, only on island of Sumatra threatenedby habitat loss threatened by destruction of habitat Critically dangered list. threatened by destruction of habitat, threatened by habitat loss On both USDI and CITES lists. Threatened by habitat destruction and illegal international trade. On the IUCN list and Red list. Threatened by international trade. On the IUCN Red List. 50% chance of being extenct in the next 10 years. Conservation Efforts Health of Borneo Declaration (2007): signed by Indonesia, Brunei, and Malaysia. (created a network of protected areas on 220,000 square kilometers (the size of Great Britain!) for forest sustainability. EU Action Plan on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (to combat illegal timber trading) Wildlife Sanctuaries, Rehabilitation Centers References Biblography Photos Rainforest Action Network (RAN) Activist group to protect rainforests and inhabitants; have boycotted Burger King which imports beef from pastured land which was once part of the surronding wildlife. Blue Planet Biomes. n.d. Apr. 1:http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/se_asian_rnfrstplant_page.htm
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"Where Are the Rainforests?" Map of Rainforests around the World/ Welcome to Space Radiation Lab, Caltech. Web. 06 Apr. 2011. <http://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/Edit560s6/www/where.html>. Energy Pyramid Producers Secondary Consumers Jambu and Strangler Figs Primary Consumers Silvery Gibbon Bengal Tiger The Bengal Tiger hunts medium-
sized animals such as Oxen and
Monkeys. The Bengal Tiger's population is not only determined by their prey but by the poachers who hunt them for their furs and whiskers. The Dawn Bat feeds off
of the Durin Tree The Dawn Bat and Durian Tree have a mutually benificial relationship. The Dawn Bat pollinates while the Durian fruit feeds. An Overview... There are two types of Rain Forests: Tempral and Tropical, we will be focusing on Tropical.
The Rain Forests are all centered around the earths equator and cover a total 6% of the world. However they are home to half the worlds species.
There are five major Rainforests: The Amazon, The Congo, Central America, Southeast Asia and Australian Three layers of the Rainforest A: Emergant, widely spaced trees, small leaves, 100-120 ft tall. B: Canopy, moderate light exposure, 60-80 ft tall C: Ground level, low sunlight, shrubs, bushes. Conclusion THE RAIN FOREST The rainforest is a very delicate biome. There is so much biodiversity, scientists believe there are countless of organisms yet to discover! The rainforests have so many different niches that a wide variety of organisms can live there. If we destroy the rainforests by deforestation, destruction of habitat, poaching, over fishing/hunting, and indirectly through climate change, we will destroy an essential biome of the world. The Amazon Rainforest alone provides more than 20% of the oxygen "Lungs of the World" We loose 137 species every day due to deforestation Around 80% of all the food we eat origniated in the rainforest. Impacts to our daily lives Jambu Fruit Dove toco toucan Proboscis Monkey Silvery Gibbons Sumataran Rhino Wagler's Pit Viper Common Palm Civit