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Title:
Rain forests : our impact on the planet
Author:
McLeish, Ewan, 1950-
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Publication Information:
Austin : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
64 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.4 2.0 65330.
ISBN:
9780739831793
Format :
Book

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Central Library QH86 .M36 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Author Notes

Ewan McLeish, is a writer and lecturer on science and environmental issues. He has recently worked with teachers in West Africa, developing educational materials about the environment, including rain forests


Table of Contents

Rain Forests in Dangerp. 4
Teeming with Lifep. 10
Clearing the Forestsp. 16
Industry--Wealth at a Costp. 22
Timber!p. 26
Peoples of the Rain Forestp. 34
Sustainable Forests?p. 40
Can the Rain Forests Survive?p. 52
Glossaryp. 60
Books, CDs, and Videosp. 61
Useful Addressesp. 62
Indexp. 63

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