100 Research Topic Guides for Students

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Rain Forest Destruction

BACKGROUND

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.


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Rain forest ecology

Rain forests (Rain forests—Brazil, Rain forests—Mexico, etc.)

Rain forest conservation

Deforestation


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Rain forests


REFERENCE MATERIALS THAT MAY HELP (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)

CQ Researcher, September 20, 1991.

The International Book of the Forests. Simon & Schuster, 1981.

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 1992.

The New Book of Popular Science. Grolier, 1994.


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Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature

SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series)

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