Publisher description for Rainforests of the world : a reference handbook / Kathlyn Gay.

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Counter This comprehensive volume examines the reasons for rainforest destruction, the effects of deforestation on indigenous plant and animal life, and the policies and actions that are currently being taken to protect rainforests.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Rain forest ecology, Rain forests, Rain forest conservation, Deforestation Environmental aspects Tropics