1. SCI 275

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

    asked by dawn on December 11, 2007
  2. 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.

    asked by M on December 10, 2017
  3. 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

    asked by Anonymous on May 22, 2007
  4. 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?

    asked by poisoned thorn on May 11, 2012
  5. 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,

    asked by y912f on January 7, 2010
  6. Science-Weather

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

    asked by Selaine on May 12, 2008
  7. 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

    asked by mysterychicken on August 26, 2009
  8. 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.

    asked by bee on September 28, 2010
  9. 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

    asked by Anonymous on September 27, 2013
  10. 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

    asked by Mack on March 18, 2007
  11. 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

    asked by mysterychicken on October 21, 2009
  12. Science 1 Question ASAP

    5. Which of the following reduces global warming A. driving more frequently B. reducing public transportation C. reducing electricity use *** My Answer D. cutting down forests

    asked by Swimmer on February 5, 2018
  13. 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

    asked by natasha napier on June 1, 2012
  14. 9th grade

    Although most of the world's forests are shrinking, biologists are especially concerned about tropical forest loss because. A. they contain such high biodiversity. B.tropical trees are the biggest trees in the world. C. they contain very few wood resources

    asked by koko on October 29, 2018
  15. social studies

    Which is a reason why many people in Southeast Asia live in coastal regions? A.Access to seas and other waterways enables transportation and trade. B.Heavy rainfall is good for the soil and makes farming easier. C.These areas are safer because they are

    asked by yeet on April 1, 2019
  16. Social studies

    Which is a reason why many people in Southeast Asia live in coastal regions? A. Access to seas and other waterways enables transportation and trade.**** B. Heavy rainfall is good for the soil and makes farming easier. C. These areas are safer because they

    asked by nebula🌌 on April 4, 2019
  17. 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

    asked by mysterychicken on August 25, 2009
  18. 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

    asked by Suzanne on July 11, 2014
  19. 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.

    asked by Cho on August 21, 2007
  20. 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

    asked by pam on September 2, 2010
  21. Anthropology

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

    asked by Beth on January 20, 2013
  22. 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.

    asked by LOVE on February 4, 2016
  23. 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)

    asked by Dana on May 20, 2011
  24. 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

    asked by Joji on November 18, 2013
  25. 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

    asked by Anonymous on November 2, 2006
  26. 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

    asked by natasha napier on May 29, 2012
  27. 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

    asked by Jerald on March 6, 2013
  28. 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

    asked by hrn on November 20, 2017
  29. 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

    asked by pam on August 29, 2010
  30. 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

    asked by mysterychicken on October 21, 2009
  31. Physical Geography of Latin America

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

    asked by Allana on February 6, 2013
  32. life science

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

    asked by selina on February 8, 2012
  33. ecology

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

    asked by tania on October 29, 2008
  34. ecology

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

    asked by tania on October 29, 2008
  35. biology

    What biome has the largest biomass ?? Tropical Rain forest (assuming it is excluding the ocean)

    asked by Anonymous on May 2, 2018
  36. 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

    asked by dalia on March 13, 2014
  37. 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

    asked by Frank on January 8, 2014
  38. 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,

    asked by Anonymous on September 27, 2013
  39. 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

    asked by george on January 11, 2010
  40. 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

    asked by Calvin on May 22, 2014
  41. social studies

    please can someone answer these there destroying me !!! 1. Which region of Mexico are sinkhole most likely to be found? A. Mexico plateau B.Baja California C.sonoran desert D.Yucatan peninsula 2.what effect does altitude have on Mexico's climate? A. as

    asked by Matt on January 17, 2014
  42. 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

    asked by maria on August 15, 2011
  43. 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*

    asked by susie on December 6, 2016
  44. 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

    asked by henry on August 30, 2009
  45. 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

    asked by Betta Fish on November 28, 2016
  46. Writing a paper.

    I need help with thinking of points for a long paper I need to write, i'm trying to get as many ideas as I can, so any help is greatly appreciated. Basically i'm looking for points on how humans are destroying the eart, for example, overpopulation,reducing

    asked by Jan on June 3, 2009
  47. 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

    asked by Anonymous on December 18, 2012
  48. Social Studies

    Where would you expect to find the most populous cities in Southeast Asia? A. along coastal regions*** B. in interior highlands C. near wetlands and rain forests D. on deserts and plateaus Am i correct

    asked by Mmmhm on April 12, 2019
  49. ANOTHER SCIENCE

    I cannot find this one. Intertidal communities that are constantly battered by the waves may be as, or more, productive than the world's ______ _____ The answer is rain forests. I answered my own question. Thanks nice one!=)

    asked by Meg on May 30, 2007
  50. Earth Science (Climates)

    The Atacama desert in northwest Chile is located on the west side of the Andes and at same latitude in Chile, the east side of the Andes is part of the tropical rain forest. In southern Chile, there is a lot of snow and rain on the west side of the Andes

    asked by ... on October 13, 2006
  51. 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

    asked by henry on September 10, 2009
  52. 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

    asked by BallaWitSwagg on May 28, 2013
  53. Geography

    sustainable development, unsustainable development, urban form, urbanization, overurbanization 1) resources are being used up at a faster rate than they can be replaced 2) the increase in the population of a city 3)more people live in an area than the area

    asked by george on January 11, 2010
  54. environmental science

    What web site can I use to find the biodiversity of Tropical rainforest?=) Please help! Check these sites. http://www.rain-tree.com/facts.htm (Broken Link Removed) But what do I suppose to write about that? I don't understand./:| Click on those web sites

    asked by Cho on August 21, 2007
  55. 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°"?

    asked by help! on September 21, 2009
  56. 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

    asked by Joji on November 24, 2013
  57. Science

    Why are rain forests the most diverse ecosystems? a- the are near bodies of water b- they have favorable climates c- they are surrounded by mountains d- they have more pollutants then other ecosystems my answer is B

    asked by Steve on February 8, 2014
  58. World Geography

    REVIEW Which ecosystem usually supports thick forests of deciduous trees? A. Tropical forest B. Temperate forest C. Savanna

    asked by bre on April 5, 2013
  59. Social Studies

    What is one way that the people have changed the environment in parts of West and Central Africa? a. They have made all of the land arable b. They have cut down trees faster than they can grow back c. They do not use any land for farming d. They use all of

    asked by Anonymous on September 28, 2013
  60. 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

    asked by help on September 7, 2010
  61. 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

    asked by natasha napier on May 29, 2012
  62. History

    Which of the following activities has a negative impact on biodiversity? A. regulating hunting B. establishing wildlife preserves C. buying a fuel-efficient car D. cutting down trees in rain forests to build more houses

    asked by Anonymous on December 18, 2018
  63. SCIENCE

    Which of the following activities has a negative impact on biodiversity? a.)Regulating hunting b.)Establishing wildlife preserves c.)Buying a fuel-efficient car d.)Cutting down trees in rain forests to build more houses.

    asked by Anonymous on January 10, 2014
  64. English

    Can you help me check the grammar and rephrase the parts in inverted commas? Thenk you very much in advance. 1) The tales that make up the Canterbury Tales are narrated by the different pilgrims. However, in “The General Prologue” we find the figure of

    asked by Franco on May 1, 2010
  65. science

    Just need to know if my answer is right or wrong. Thanks ! :) 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

    asked by pam on September 7, 2010
  66. 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

    asked by Mare on November 29, 2010
  67. Science

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

    asked by Jim on September 28, 2010
  68. scince

    During a rain storm, rain comes straight down with velocity Vi =-15 m/s and hits the roof of a car perpendicularly. The mass of the rain per second that strikes the roof is 0.060 kg every second. Assuming that the rain comes to rest upon strikingthe car (

    asked by trina on July 26, 2013
  69. physical science

    During a rain storm, rain comes straight down with a velocity -15 m/s and hits the roof of a car perpendicularly. The mass of the rain per second that strikes the roof is .060 kg every second. Assuming that the rain cones to rest upon stiking the car (Vf

    asked by wendell on July 14, 2011
  70. Language Arts

    1. Which of the following sentenced uses "so"? correctly? A. Playing on the school’s volleyball team is one of my favorite activities, and so is helping out with the school play. B. Working after school most days is something I have to do, so is helping

    asked by Anonymous on March 27, 2019
  71. check

    the term reforestation refers to planting new trees: A)where forestlands have been stripped and cleared. B)in old growth forests that have never beeen cut. C)in public lands that have been reclaimed for forsetry d)during the winter months when the rain are

    asked by henry on August 21, 2009
  72. Science

    Which of the following is NOT a characteristic that all organisms share? Select one: a. ability to taste and smell b. ability to use energy c. ability to grow and develop d. ability to sense and respond to change

    asked by Anonymous on January 25, 2013
  73. history

    1. Africa's Rain forests are located on either side of the what A. Equator B. Coastal C. Sahara D. Deserts 2. Much of the area north and south of Africas rainforest is _____ a rolling grassland A. Tundra B. Desert C. Savanna D. Semi-arid i think 1. is a

    asked by jake on September 11, 2015
  74. History

    1. Africa's Rain forests are located on either side of the what A. Equator B. Coastal C. Sahara D. Deserts 2. Much of the area north and south of Africas rainforest is _____ a rolling grassland A. Tundra B. Desert C. Savanna D. Semi-arid

    asked by Serenity on September 10, 2015
  75. 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

    asked by Issac2003 on December 3, 2015
  76. ecology

    Why does the rainy season in the tropical dry forest and tropical savanna biomes come during the warmer months?

    asked by Annie on August 9, 2010
  77. science

    Hi. I am reading up on the Kyoto Protocol for a project and I am a little confused on the meaning of this paragraph. If someone could help explain it to me, that would be great!: Dispossession and prostitution loom for Costa Rica's rural women and children

    asked by Ginger on December 30, 2007
  78. 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

    asked by mysterychicken on November 6, 2010
  79. 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

    asked by john on April 26, 2012
  80. social studies

    Which type of climate is described as having hot temperatures and heavy rainfall all year round? A. arid B. dry tropical C. Mediterranean D. wet tropical

    asked by julius connections academy is the best on February 20, 2019
  81. social studies

    Which type of climate is described as having hot temperatures and heavy rainfall all year round? A. arid B. dry tropical C. Mediterranean D. wet tropical

    asked by julius connections academy is the best on February 20, 2019
  82. math

    break it down into cases at most one day of rain in 3 days to me means we could have: norain norain norain ----> (1/3)^3 = 1/27 rain norain norain -------> 2/3(1/3^2 = 2/27 norain rain norain -------> same as above = 2/27 norain norain rain -------> same

    asked by Reiny on May 17, 2007
  83. health

    What healthful alternatives would you recommend to a teen who is thinking about using drugs to deal with stress? Explain the importance of alternatives to substance abuse. please & thank you :)

    asked by naz on September 14, 2009
  84. english

    According to Dickinson, what is the character of Nature? Nature divides people from each other Nature is intentionally heartless Nature offers inspiration and meaning A or probably B.

    asked by Dee on November 19, 2015
  85. Mba

    1- three ways that companies use to destroy their data before destroying their computers . 2-three programs that permanently destroy data on a hard disk. 3- Best methods or program for destroying data so nobody can recover it . Thanks.

    asked by hanaa on November 29, 2012
  86. history

    1. Which covers most of Western and Central Europe? grasses and low-growing vegetation deciduous forests*** permafrost coniferous (evergreen) forests 2. Which city shares with Moscow the humid continental climate of Europe? St. Petersburg*** Rome Irkutsk

    asked by Adamissmart on March 25, 2019
  87. World studies

    1. Which covers most of Western and Central Europe? grasses and low-growing vegetation deciduous forests*** permafrost coniferous (evergreen) forests 2. Which city shares with Moscow the humid continental climate of Europe? St. Petersburg*** Rome Irkutsk

    asked by Adamissmart on March 25, 2019
  88. English

    Can you please tell me if the phrases in brackets are possible? Thank you. 1)Wordsworth imagines himself as (like) a cloud which overflows (better: floats over) valleys and hills. 2)Before (Wordsworth) nature was seen as a philosophical entity. Now it

    asked by Franco on November 26, 2010
  89. check geo

    What are the most abundant resources in this region? A)soil and coal B)minerals and soil C)water and soil D)minerals and water my choose is b most europeans who came to africa south of sahara between 1400s and 1700s? A)avoided the african interior

    asked by henry on September 10, 2009
  90. Meterology

    What does it mean when a Meterologist calls for 50% chance of rain? That it can rain but it might not. So their not sure it's in the middle! Sanca...dead wrong. Actually, 50% chance of rain means that it will rain 5 out of 10 times a forecast of 50% is

    asked by Mike on May 16, 2007
  91. English 12

    how could i make these two sentences better. In the south pacific mountaintops there is vast number of forests. Hunters from this mountaintop civilization find it extremely difficult to hunt with the burden of the forests.

    asked by Pria on February 8, 2012
  92. 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

    asked by irvin on January 30, 2014
  93. Science

    1. Which climate is warm, wet, and located on the edges of the tropics? A. temperate marine B. highlands C. temperate continental D. polar 2. Which statement best explains why tropical climates are so hot? A. They receive little rain B. They receive more

    asked by Kpop is real on March 17, 2016
  94. English Lit-Please help

    We had to read An Essay on Criticism by Alexander pope and answers some questins. I spent my weekend trying to figure out one of the questions-Could someone please help "Those Rules of old discover'd, not devis'd Are Nature still, but Nature Medthodiz'd

    asked by Jody on February 20, 2012
  95. Geology

    which 2 would create a low pressure at the surface? warm temp., cold temp., air moving through a terrain constriction, or air moving out of a terrain constriction. What is the main reason hail is not associated with tropical thunderstorms: lack of

    asked by Rachel on October 2, 2011
  96. statistics

    the average amount of rain per year in Greenville is 49 inches. the standard deviation is 8 inches. find the probability that nest year greeville will receive the following amount of rainfall. assume the variable is normally distributed. a) At most 55

    asked by Michelle on May 16, 2011
  97. Social Studies Please help

    1. What do colonialism and imperialism both require? a) one country giving money to another b) two countries sharing c) two countries working together d) one country ruling another country**** 2.What did West Africans trade to North Africans in exchange

    asked by Abigail on September 20, 2017
  98. social studies

    Why is the Netherlands vulnerable to changes in climate? A. The Netherlands is against nuclear power. B. Forests in the Netherlands have been destroyed by acid rain. C. The Netherlands wrote the Kyoto Protocols. D. The Netherlands is low-lying country, and

    asked by brandon on May 9, 2019
  99. Global Studies

    What is the name of the area on the side of mountains away from the wind that receives little rainfall? a. Dry spell b. No man's land c. Tundra d. Rain shadow **** Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, as well as parts of the central United States, form the

    asked by Hannah H on January 24, 2014
  100. MGT

    theses are the 8 steps... 1. Be alert to indications and symptoms of problems. 2. Tentatively define the problem. 3. Collect facts and redefine the problem if necessary. 4. Identify possible alternatives. 5. Gather and organize facts concerning identified

    asked by dawn on October 12, 2008