The rain forests of the world are disappearing at an alarming rate. Demands for timber, forest products, and development are but a few of the many causes of forest destruction. This massive loss of trees affects our environment in devastating ways, causing flooding, desertification, famine, extinction of rain forest plants and animals, and may even hasten the global warming process.
Rain forest ecology
Rain forests (Rain forests—Brazil, Rain forests—Mexico, etc.)
Rain forest conservation
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McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 1992.
The New Book of Popular Science. Grolier, 1994.
EBSCO Magazine Article Summaries
NewsBank and other newspaper indexes
Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature
SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series)