What are some alternatives to destroying tropical rain forests, which may be reducing nature’s ability to replace its species?

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What are some alternatives to destroying tropical rain forests, which may be reducing nature’s ability to replace its species?

Sociology

The tropical rain forest is the most diverse ecosystem in the world. The extinction rates of organisms are on the rise because A. rain forests receive too much rain B. human are destroying the rain forests C. rain forests are not receiving enough rain D. global warming is ...

Geography (Ms. Sue)

1). What are some of the important resources of the rain forest? A: Some of the significant resources of the rain forest include timber and various types of plants which can be used to concoct medicine. 2). What are some of the costs of the destruction of the rain forest? A: ...

Geography

volcanic activity that formed much of the Malay Archipelago also created what? typhoons, tropical rainforests, fertile soil, all of the above? I think tropical rain forests, am I right?

Science

Explain how the canopies of temperate decidous forests and tropical rain forests are similar and different. Check the information in this site. http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/forests.php

Geography

question: Describe the various types of forest vegetation make sure to give good examples of location and type of plants. answer: There are various types of forest vegetations located around the world. Tropical rain forests grow in areas near the equator, where the temperature...

Science-Weather

What is the general location of the following places; -Tropical rain forest -Desert & tundra -temperate forests Thanks in advance :)

Biology

The tropical rain forests that are being cleared to grow crops for biofuels normally trap _____ carbon dioxide than the crops do. A. more B. less C. the same amount of Thank You.

Geography

I have to write a short essay for this topic: Describe the various types of forest vegetation. Make sure to give good examples of location and type of plants. This is what I have: Forest vegetation grows on every continent except Antartica and there are various kinds of it. ...

Science

Where are many critical biodiversity hotspots located? a.cities and developed areas of the world b.islands,tropical rain forests, and coastal areas c.desert and polar environments d.all the above [I picked d.] I wont disagree with you. So is d the answer???????

world geography

southeast asia's climates include tropical rain forest, a. tropical savanna, humid subtropical, and highlands b. tropical savanna, highlands, and marine west coast c. tropical savanna, steppe, and humid subtropical d. tropical savanna, marine, and humid subtropical i chose a

environmental science

I mean I know sort of what Im doing. Im doing this project on tropical rain forest. But this was are insrutions. (A)Descrition of the Biome (B)Location or locations where it is found (C)Climate and weather of the biome (D)Biodiversity found in the biome. And I have to include ...

Science

How the invasive/ keystone species directly effects at least 3 other species within the community. My invasive species: west indian mongoose My keystone species: hummingbird My biome: tropical rainforest

chemistry

Identify the species oxidized, the species reduced, the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent in the following electron transfer reaction. 2Fe3+ + Sn2Fe2+ + Sn2+ species oxidized species reduced oxidizing agent reducing agent As the reaction proceeds, electrons are ...

Geography

3. One of the main problems challenging the economics of many African nations today is a. a lack of diverse exports b. increasing their export of raw material c. competing with the industrial output of other African nations d. making fishing more productive A? 4. The large ...

English

For each sentence below write the verb that agrees with the subject. 1.Plants ___ thickets along the edges of tropical forests.(grow grows) grow 2.The tropical forest____ warm and humid.(remain remains) remains 3.The trees____ year round (grow grows) grow 4.The branches____ ...

science (check!)

4. Use of which of the following does not contribute carbon dioxide to the environment? refrigerator charcoal grill computer bicycle*** --------------- 5. Why does buying food that is grown in your local area help prevent loss of biodiversity? Local plants and animals are less...

Science

A biologist made population counts of four different species of animals in an ecosystem. What can you infer from these numbers about possible predator-prey relationships between the species? Species A:155 Species B:17 Species C:2467 Species D:19 A.Species A could be a predator...

Science

A biologist made population counts of four different species of animals in an ecosystem. What can you infer from these numbers about possible predator-prey relationships between the species? Species A 155 Species B 17 Species C 2,467 Species D 19 · Species A could be a ...

science (check!)

A biologist made population counts of four different species of animals in an ecosystem. What can you infer from these numbers about possible predator-prey relationships between the species? Species A:155 Species B:17 Species C:2467 Species D:19 A.Species A could be a predator...

Geography

Regarding tropical rainforests, the term evapotranspiration refers to the fact that A. deforestation causes a decline in atmospheric oxygen. B. the humidity of rain forests can produce local and regional precipitation C. deforestation causes a loss of soil fertility due to ...

Chemistry

Cr2O72-(aq) + I-(aq) -->Cr3+(aq) + IO3-(aq) What is the oxidizing species and the reducing species?

science

Darwin, Australia has its coolest month in July, with an average temperature of 77'F. It has a dry season from May to October. The grassy areas nearby are home to cattle ranches. a) Tropical savanna b) Tropical rainforest c) Tropical monsoon d) Not tropical a

Geography

Need help with these 2- 15. The six climate regions into which geographers have divided the earth are defined mainly by a. latitude and elevation b. temperature and precipitation c. atmospheric pressure d. location and landforms I'm not sure but I think it might be B or D 16. ...

college chemistry

Consider only the species (at standard conditions) Na+, Cl-, Ag+, Ag, Zn++, Zn, Pb in ...? answering the following questions. Give reasons for your answers. a. Which is the strongest oxidizing agent? b. Which is the strongest reducing agent? c. Which species can be oxidized by...

Earth Science?

What is the climate? Darwin, Australia has its coolest month in July, with an average temperature of 77 degrees F. It has a dry season from May to October. The grassy areas nearby are home to cattle ranches. a) Not tropical b) Tropical rainforest c) Tropical monsoon d) ...

Math

Cashews ,Brazil nuts, and peanuts originally grew in rain forests . Anne made a trail mix with 9 cups of each . How many cups of Cashews ,Brazil nuts , and peanuts did she use in all? Answer: 9x0=0 0x9=0 Yams also grow in rain forests . Connie cooked 9 yams for thanksgiving ...

Science help.

Which of the following characteristics of the Arctic rabbit is specifically an adaptation to living in the tundra? small size keen eyesight strong legs white fur*** Which set of words below could be used to describe the dispersal of seeds to a new region? wings, legs, ...

Anthropology

Which environment is least likely to be inhabited by pastoralists? (Points : 1) grasslands savannahs tropical forests deserts

Science

1. When evolution was first proposed, which of the following was used as evidence to support the idea? A. observations of nature B. laboratory experiments C. extensive fossil collections D. genetic sequences 2. How did Darwin and Lamarck differ in their thinking about change ...

chemistry

Rank these species by their ability to act as an oxidizing agent. Na^+ I2 Cr^3+ F2 Put best oxidizing agent first and continue to have best reducing agent last.

US History

What were some alternatives to using the atomic bomb against Japan? Would any of these alternatives have been better than the action taken? I have to write an essay on this, so can I please get some good links? Thanks! -MC

Science

2. Study the amino acid sequences of the same protein taken from four different species of plants. Which pair of plants is most closely related? Species 1: -A-P-A-C-W- Species 2: -G-P-G-S-F- Species 3: -A-P-A-C-F- Species 4: -N-K-M-H-H- A. Species 2 and 4 B. Species 1 and 3 C...

Science

What are the disadvantages of cutting down rainforests? I've already looked it up and got some info, so if anyone knows any additional info i could add to it, I'd appreciate it. Well, here's what I got: -Trees produce Oxygen and carbon dioxide -farmers CAN use the land, but it...

science

What climate is it? Saigon, Vietnam has heavy rains from May to November. Its temperature ranges from 78*F (coolest month average) to 84*F ( warmest month average). a) Tropical monsoon b) Tropical savanna c) Tropical raniforest d) Not Tropical c

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Oxidising and reduction- Chemistry? Oxidation and reduction can be described as the loss and/or gain of electrons from an ion or atom (species) in a chemical reaction. For the following aqueous reaction, select the species that is oxidized and similarly the one that is reduced...

Chemistry

Redox Reactions Cl2 + Co 2--> Cl- + Co2+ species oxidized? species reduced? oxidizing agent? reducing agent? As the reaction proceeds, electrons are transferred from?

Science

Which statement best explains why tropical climates are so hot. They receive little rain. They receive more direct sunlight than other regions. (MY ANSWER) They lack vegetation. There are more hours of sunlight in tropical areas than other regions.

Biology

some proteins (such as HBB) can vary quite a bit from species to species. others (ex., tubulin) vary little from species to species? Why?

English

Need help with some questions! A silent killer is spreading poison across the earth. Rain, polluted by the grass given off by factories and motor vehicles, is becoming highly acidic. This "acid rain" is slowly destroying our environment. Acid rain has already damaged millions ...

biology

1,Why do autotrophs always occupy the lowest level of ecological pyramids? 2.Explain how the growth of one population can bring about the disappearance of another population during succession? 3. Describe some common plants and animals from a tropical rain forest and a ...

Geography (Ms.Sue)

I got it!!!! 13. The Southern tip of South Africa contains which of the following types of forests? a. tropical rainforests b. chaparral c. broadleaf evergreen d. mid-latitude deciduous B? Thanks -MC

world geography

when ranchers plant grass on burned rain forest lands, the grass: _a. thrives and provide feeds for decades _b. gives way to new rain forests within five years _c. dries up within four years _d. surivives for only one season

science

What are examples of alternatives to natural resources? I know of vegetable oil to replace fuel, but what else? Thanks.

chemistry??

Oxidising and reduction- Chemistry? Oxidation and reduction can be described as the loss and/or gain of electrons from an ion or atom (species) in a chemical reaction. For thefollowing aqueous reaction, select the species that is oxidized and similarly the one that is reduced...

science

A species that influences the survival of many other species is an ecosystem is called a(n) (A) Niche species (B) Extinct species (C) Keystone species (D) Endangered species

science

suppose some natural disaster occurs and a species of finch is forced to relocate from its original island where us dined on cactus flowers ti ab adjacent island with many fewer cacti but an overabundance of orchids. what would be the immediate consequences to the species in ...

Science help asap 2 questions!!!

4. Which of the following describes an example of a potentially invasive species? (1 point) Fruit covered with fruit fly eggs is trucked from Mexico to Canada. Racehorses are shipped by boat from New York to London. Coffee beans in burlap bags are flown from Africa to the U.S...

Science

uppose some natural disaster occurs and a species of finch is forced to relocate from its original island where us dined on cactus flowers ti ab adjacent island with many fewer cacti but an overabundance of orchids. what would be the immediate consequences to the species in ...

ecology

true or false, the temp. varies greatly throughout the year in a tropical rain forest?

ecology

true or false, the temp. varies greatly throughout the year in a tropical rain forest?

HELP!

A biologist made population count of four different species of animals in an ecosystem. What can you infer from these numbers possible predator-prey relationship[s between species? Species A : 155 Species B : 17 Species C : 2,467 Species D : 19

Physical Geography of Latin America

What has the most natural resources, including rain forests and minerals.

what do you think this is asking...

For English, I have an assignment that goes along with a story and #4 says: Focus on Kate Chopin's ability to capture the complexity of human nature in a few paragraphs. Provide at least two examples in which the potrayal of Mrs. Mallard is realistic. I can't decide if they ...

life science

true or false? The temperature varies greatly throughout the year in a tropical rain forest.

Biology

The Kingdom Monera has been separated into two domains, the Archaea and the Bacteria. Which of the following was most important in prompting scientists to change the way these organisms were classified? a.)Major differences were discovered in the structure and operation of the...

Chemistry

For the following redox reaction, provide half reactions that show which species is oxidized and reduced. Indicate the species oxidized, the species reduced, the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent. 3Mg(s) + 2FeCl3(aq) 2Fe(s) + 3MgCl2(aq) *I Figure that Mg is being oxidized...

Biology

Acid rain changes the PH of soil, killing some trees. This is an example of A. habitat fragmentation B. global warming problems C. habitat degradation D. exotic species I beleave it to be C

Writing/Environmental science

I'm writing a thesis/research paper on how all animals play an important role on the environment. I'm trying to narrow my paper down on an endangered species but I'm having trouble deciding/thinking of a species that play IMPORTANT roles (ie.- honeybees). Except I cannot ...

English

Hello. I will be very grateful for some help. 1) Do you think it is possible to say: "Heavy rain started / began", and if yes, is it "heavy rain" or "a heavy rain"? 2) Is it possible to say: "Rain started falling", and if yes, is it "rain" or "the rain"? 3) Is it possible to ...

Geography (Ms. Sue) - These are my final questions

1). What are examples of an environment changed by humans? A: 2). How has industrialization hurt the forests of Europe? A: Industrialization has damaged the forests of Europe as Europe's factories produce high amounts of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which, combined with ...

Science

8. All cataracts were originally thought to be acquired; however, recent research indicates that some cataracts are genetic in nature. What type of study would be most likely to lend support to the claim that cataracts can be inherited? A. analysis of cataract thickness in ...

physics

This question is roughly based on some historical data from tropical cyclone Clare which crossed the WA coast near Dampier in January 2006. It started off as a tropical low north of the Northern Territory and was upgraded to tropical cyclone intensity at 8 pm on Saturday 7 ...

Geography

Hey, i'd like to know what this means: Tropical monsoon forests are located "between 10° and 25°N and S of the equator". What does this mean? I know that the 25°N and S of equator means that region near the equator, but what is that "10°"?

Chem

When the following skeletal equation is balanced under acidic conditions, what are the coefficients of the species shown? H3AsO3 + HNO3H3AsO4 + NO Water appears in the balanced equation as a (reactant, product, neither) with a coefficient of . (Enter 0 for neither.) Which ...

history

8.  Which characteristic ultimately led to General McClellan’s replacement as Commander of the Union army? his organizational ability his cautious nature on the battlefield his reckless nature on the battlefield* his failure at the first Battle...

Environmental science

here are a few questions i'm stuck on: 4. Humans affect the carbon cycle by a. burning fossil fuels b. burning wood c. driving vehicles d. all of the above D? 10. Which of the following is an example of ecological succession? a. a planted shrub growing on a patio b. mosses ...

check geo

what has caused the destruction of about 80 percent of polands forests? A)farming collectives B)acid rain C)global warning D)timber harvesting my choice is d

Social Studies

Which characteristic ultimately led to General McClellan’s replacement as Commander of the Union army? his organizational ability his cautious nature on the battlefield his reckless nature on the battlefield (my answer) his failure at the first Battle of Bull Run

Science

Which of the following is an adaptation that helps plants survive on the floor of a tropical rain forest? A. deep roots B. small seeds C. large leaves D. bright colors

Social studies check answers ***damon***

1.B 1. where would you most likely find south americas largest cities? A. Mountains B. rain forests C. coastlines D.deserts

Social Studies

Which is not an impact of global warming on ecosystems? A- population explosion among various species B- warmer weather cause some species to migrate out of their natural habitat in search for cooler temperatures C- centain species face extinction D- food supplies***

S.S. help plz

1. Rain forests are important because they contribute to the world's supply of (1 point) soil. oxygen. food. harbors. 2. The capital of Brazil was moved from the coast to the interior because the government wished to (1 point) develop the interior by attracting people to it. ...

pre-cal

Some biologists model the number of species S in a fixed area A (such as an island) by the species-area relationship log S = log c + k log A where c and k are positive constants that depend on the type of species and habitat. (a) Solve the equation for S. S = (b) Using part (a...

6th grade

For every 25 mm of rain falling on the avarage home, 5000 L runs off the roof. Some people use barrels to collect this rain water. Cecila's town usually has 2625mm of rain each year. How many litres of water can be collected by using barrels?

Marine Science

1.Which condition is believed to be caused by El Niño and effectively weakens hurricanes in the Atlantic ocean? *warm water temperatures *high wind shear *low wind shear *high pressure 2.We only see hurricanes in the summer months because *there is more rain in the summer. *...

English

Can someone check these sentences, please? I need to prepare them for Tomorrow. 1) Air pollution is mainly caused by gases from factories and car exhaust fumes. It can cause acid rain, breathing problems and it can increase the risk of cancer. 2)The destruction of the ozone ...

biology

in which biome would the extinction of an animal species have the least impact? a- tundra b- permanent ice c- tropical rainforest d- temperate deciduous forest

Geography

which is not an impact of global warming on ecosystems population explosion among various species warmer weather causes some species to migrate out of their natural habitat in search of cooler temperatures certain species face extinction food supply increases***

LA, Check!

Read the statements Which group is contrasting in point of view? A. "Some people feel that there is lots of wild space that animals should only live there. Other people feel that there is very little wild space left." B. "Humans are destroying the Earth's habitats at a very ...

Science

Hemlocks are a common type of tree in the northern forests of the United States. In studying one forest, a forester noticed that mature hemlocks were abundant but there were very few young hemlocks. She wondered why there were so few young hemlocks. By reading the records that...

genetic variation and biotechnology

a species of organism only reproduces asexually. due to a change in the environment, some organisms are starting to die. predict how the other organisms of the species will do? a. they will probably die because they have the same genes. B.other organisms are likely to survive ...

Science

How did Lamarck and Darwin differ in their thinking about species? A. Darwin thought that organisms could induce their own changes, while Lamarck thought that change could only be induced by an organism's environment. B. Darwin thought that change could occur in individual ...

Science

How did Lamarck and Darwin differ in their thinking about species? A. Darwin thought that organisms could induce their own changes, while Lamarck thought that change could only be induced by an organism's environment. B. Darwin thought that change could occur in individual ...

Science

How did Lamarck and Darwin differ in their thinking about species? A. Darwin thought that organisms could induce their own changes, while Lamarck thought that change could only be induced by an organism's environment. B. Darwin thought that change could occur in individual ...

Science

How did Lamarck and Darwin differ in their thinking about species? A. Darwin thought that organisms could induce their own changes, while Lamarck thought that change could only be induced by an organism's environment. B. Darwin thought that change could occur in individual ...

Science-Ms.Sue

How did Lamarck and Darwin differ in their thinking about species? A. Darwin thought that organisms could induce their own changes, while Lamarck thought that change could only be induced by an organism's environment. B. Darwin thought that change could occur in individual ...

science (CHECK plz)

How did Lamarck and Darwin differ in their thinking about species? A. Darwin thought that organisms could induce their own changes, while Lamarck thought that change could only be induced by an organism's environment. B. Darwin thought that change could occur in individual ...

Science

How did Darwin and Lamarck differ in their thinking about change in species? Darwin thought that organisms could induce their own changes, while Lamarck thought that change could only be induced by an organism’s environment. Darwin thought that change could occur in ...

science (any tutor)

2. How did Darwin and Lamarck differ in their thinking about change in species? A.Darwin thought that organisms could induce their own changes, while Lamarck thought that change could only be induced by an organism’s environment. B.Darwin thought that change could occur in ...

check geo

in western africa a ______is welcome after heavy summer rains. A)monsoon B)pula C)harmattan D)wet season my choose is c as one moves away from the equator, climates change from: A)savanna to rain forest B)tropical to steppe and desert C)steppe to wetter regions D)desert into ...

Social Studies

Why did miners in the West create groups of vigilantes? A. To clear Forests and prepare for mining B. To take control of claims from businesses C. To enforce laws and punish criminals D. To replace independent contractors B?

Geography

overurbanization what one is it? A)resources are being used up at a faster rate than they can be replaced B)the increase in the population of a city C)more people live in an area than the area can provide services for D)an area's ability to meet its needs without reducing its ...

Math

A store has rows of T-shirts, with 8 shirts in each row. How many T-shirts are there in all? Answer,, 3*8=24 2/ there are 3groups of hikers in the Rain Forest Hiking Club. There are 7hikers in each group. Draw arrows on the number line below to skip count by 3s to find the ...

Science

The biome with the fewest seasonal changes is the A. temperate deciduous forest. B. grassland. C. tropical rain forest. D. coniferous (boreal) forest.

medical

Quinine, which is found in tha bark of the cinchona tree is effective in A. Reducing fevers B. Reducing the sting of a burn c. Treating bacterial infections D. Reducing convulsions

science

All the following are conservation practices, EXCEPT______? a) reducing consumption b) reducing production of goods using the resource c) recycling d) restoring the environment e) reducing waste I PICKED D

Science

Which of the following is an example of a chemical property of matter? -ability to melt* -Ability to freeze -Ability to react -Ability to break

world geography

_______ in brazil's interior has led to the clearing of the rain forests. a. building roads b. building settlements c. mining for iron, copper, and tin d. all of the above

Science

Why are rain forests the most diverse ecosystem? a. They are near bodies of water b. They have a favorable climate c. They are surrounded by mountains d. they have more pollutants that other ecosystems

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