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Author: Evan Clark; Simon Rogers, (Narrator)
Publisher: Geelong, Victoria : Switch International, 2010.
Series: Environmental Studies in Video
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The tropics of the world feature the broadest range of plant and animal life, and tropical forests use intense sunlight to replenish the atmosphere with oxygen and water vapor. The Amazon is referred to as the 'Lungs of the World'; however increases in logging and the population is posing threat to this. Eco-tourism initiatives are being embraced in order to preserve our environment. This episode looks at various  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Evan Clark; Simon Rogers, (Narrator)
OCLC Number: 867771529
Language Note: This edition in English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 23, 2013).
Description: 1 online resource (23 min.).
Series Title: Environmental Studies in Video
Responsibility: produced by Evan Clark.

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The tropics of the world feature the broadest range of plant and animal life, and tropical forests use intense sunlight to replenish the atmosphere with oxygen and water vapor. The Amazon is referred to as the 'Lungs of the World'; however increases in logging and the population is posing threat to this. Eco-tourism initiatives are being embraced in order to preserve our environment. This episode looks at various tropical rainforests, reefs and deserts around the world.

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