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an area of woodland, historically, one owned by the sovereign and set apart as a hunting ground with its own laws and officers.
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The dichotomy of Subic International Golf Club is that of the most modern golf club in the country coexisting right next to a thousand-year-old rain forest whose very existence is now protected by the very thing that once threatened it-ASubic's progress.
Under a master license agreement, UVdA S.A.C., a Peruvian third generation family business, has granted Rain Forest with an exclusive worldwide license and associated rights, excluding South America, to market and sell a line of nutraceutical products based on UVdA's exceptional amazon rain forest grape seed extracts and oils.
Rain Forest entered into a master license agreement dated March 15, 2018, with UVdA S.A.C., a Peruvian third generation family business, pursuant to which UVdA granted to Rain Forest an exclusive worldwide license and associated rights, excluding South America, to market and sell a line of nutraceutical products based on UVdA's exceptional amazon rain forest grape seed extracts and oils.
InNonggang, Guangxi, 223 tree species with dbh > 1 cm were recorded in a 15 ha northern tropical karst rain forest plot (Wang et al., 2014a).
Students will understand and be able to identify the relationship among different species in a rain forest.
The Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center is open daily from 9 a.m.
Classification as rain forest trees would support arguments in favor of conservation."
DESPITE the stark difference in temperatures between the Arctic and rain forests, there is a striking parallel between these regions of the world.
He took on the challenge to see firsthand the problems facing the Amazon rain forest, through which the long river winds.
THE sun will be shining on a Walsall College student as she competes in the final of a prestigious fashion contest with a design based on the colours of the Brazilian rain forest.
She was asked to create a product that would contribute to the world so she began learning about rain forests. As her research continued, she was shocked to learn that every second, one acre of rain forest is destroyed and at least one species of animal or plant becomes extinct every day as a result.
IN MAY, a court in Brazil sentenced a second rancher to 30 years in prison for ordering the murder of Dorothy Stang, a Catholic Sister of Notre Dame de Namur, who worked in Brazil with small farmers for almost 40 years defending the Amazon rain forest. Stang, 73, was shot six times in February 2005 as she held her Bible and read it to her attackers.