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Life In The Amazon Rainforest

Author : Ginjer L. Clarke
ISBN : 9781524784898
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Journey through the jungle in this fact-packed leveled reader! Welcome to the largest rainforest in the world, a vast wonder just waiting for you to explore. Follow along as pink dolphins dart through the flooded river, vampire bats swoop down from the trees, and giant green anacondas slowly slither across the forest floor. This humongous habitat is home to millions of plants, animals, and people. But large as it may be, the Amazon Rainforest is in danger--and shrinking fast. Learn more about this amazing place and discover what you can do to help save the rainforest!

Life In The Amazon

Author : Open University Course Team
ISBN : 0749220899
Genre : Biodiversity
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This block investigates the richest storehouse of the world's biological diversity. You will develop an understanding of the environmental science of tropical forests by exploring their role in global carbon and water cycles, and also as a genetic storehouse. While scientists only visit these forests, you will also make contact with indigenous communities who live there trying to secure the future of their forest home. Block 4 will discuss how your own daily choices as a consumer connect to the fate of what has been called'the Earth's lungs'.Unfortunately due to copyright restrictions the DVD material refered to in this book is not available for sale as a result study of some of the activities is limited.

Life On The Amazon

Author : Mark Harris
ISBN : UVA:X004500724
Genre : Social Science
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This is an innovative contribution to anthropology's interest in how identity is created and defined. Dr Harris uses two forms of ethnographic writing to explore the historical and social identity of a village of caboclo fisherpeople who live on the banks on the River Amazon. He intersperses his analytical chapters with narrative sections that describe more freely what the people do and how they do it. He thus moves beyond notions of identity that define themselves in collective, ethnic or class terms, by focusing on people's practical engagement with their environment. As the first full-length study of a modern Amazonian floodplain peasantry, this volume also contributes to debates in ecological and economic anthropology and to studies of the peasantry in Latin America.

Life In The Amazon Jungle

Author : Alan Trussell-Cullen
ISBN : 0170126773
Genre : Amazon River Region
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The Amazon Jungle is home to more different species of plants and animals than any other place on earth.

Life In The Amazon Rain Forest

Author : Stuart A. Kallen
ISBN : 1560063874
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the history, life, and culture of the Yanomami, an indigenous tribe still living a primitive existence in the Amazon rain forest.

Change In The Amazon Basin Man S Impact On Forests And Rivers

Author : John Hemming
ISBN : 0719009677
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Spears Of Twilight

Author : Philippe Descola
ISBN : 1565844386
Genre : History
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An anthropologist describes his experiences living with the Jivaro Indians in the Amazon basin

The Andes And The Amazon

Author : Charles Reginald Enock
ISBN : IND:39000004758780
Genre : Peru
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The Burning Season

Author : Andrew Revkin
ISBN : 1610913485
Genre : Nature
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In this reissue of the environmental classic The Burning Season, with a new introduction by the author, Andrew Revkin artfully interweaves the moving story of Chico Mendes's struggle with the broader natural and human history of the world's largest tropical rain forest. "It became clear," writes Revkin, acclaimed science reporter for The New York Times, "that the murder was a microcosm of the larger crime: the unbridled destruction of the last great reservoir of biological diversity on Earth." In his life and untimely death, Mendes forever altered the course of development in the Amazon, and he has since become a model for environmental campaigners everywhere.

All The Day Long

Author : Millie Dawson
ISBN : 099952450X
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All the Day Long shares the joys, trials, and adventures of an ordinary family used in extraordinary ways in the lives of an unreached people group -- the primitive Yanomamo Indians of southern Venezuela. After returning from military service in World War II, Joe and Millie Dawson meet, marry, and settle down for what they think will be an ordinary life. But when God transforms their lives through the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the trajectory of their lives changes forever, and they give their lives to sharing the Gospel with people who have never before heard it. God sends this family to the remote Amazon rainforest to serve the Yanomamo people. From their harrowing first encounter with the Yanomamo to daily life and ministry, you will laugh, cry, and pray with the Dawsons as you read All the Day Long. This true story of how God used Joe and Millie Dawson will challenge your faith, remind you of God's faithfulness, and open your eyes in new ways to the power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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