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Monteverde : science and scientists in a Costa Rican cloud forest

Author: Sneed B Collard
Publisher: New York : F. Watts, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The ecology of tropical forests that grow at high altitudes is described through the eyes of scientists who live and work at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve in Costa Rica.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sneed B Collard
ISBN: 0531113698 9780531113691
OCLC Number: 36133271
Description: 127 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Life in the clouds. The forest in the trees --
Science in the sky --
They only come out at night --
Stars in the clouds --
Cloud forest trouble --
Cloud forest conservation --
App. A. Learning more about tropical forests --
App. B. Saving tropical forests --
IMuchas Gracias!
Responsibility: text and photographs by Sneed B. Collard III.

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The ecology of tropical forests that grow at high altitudes is described through the eyes of scientists who live and work at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve in Costa Rica.

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