The United States has a wealth of large forests, most of which are found to the West of the Mississippi River, stretching from Arizona to Alaska. The largest national forest is the Alaskan forest, Tongass. The monstrous and dense constellation of greenery covers almost 17 acres. It encompasses a vast majority of Southeast Alaska and the Alaskan Panhandle.
Humans and Our Relationship with Nature. The issue of wildlife conservation is one that permeates across the globe. It has been a hotly debated subject among politicians and advocacy groups for a very long time, and many of us ordinary citizens have pondered the issue in our minds. However, it seems as though the majority of us do not consider the preservation of wildlife to be a worthwhile goal, as it does not seem to be a problem that requires an urgent solution, Read More
Forests generally describe an area with many tall trees but with clear, traversable land. Jungles generally describe an area with tall trees but with thick vegetation, that is difficult is not impossible to traverse. A forest may be dry or rainy, whereas jungles are generally humid or tropical. A jungle is essentially a dense tropical forest and has a more diverse ecosystem (a greater variety of plants and animals). The Amazon rain forest is a perfect example. Woods vs Forest Woods generally describe Read More
I know it seems frustrating seeing people’s homes burn. We needn’t be helpless bystanders. Here are four things we can do to help. Donate to The Centre for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) The CDP is the only full-time national resource dedicated to helping donors maximize their impact by making more intentional disaster-related giving decisions. Donate Donate to the California Community Foundation (CCF) The CCF invests tens of millions in transforming Los Angeles, but also through partnerships and innovative approaches, using their tools to maximize Read More
LAND CONSERVATION & TREE FACTS: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW WHAT IS LAND CONSERVATION? Land Conservation is the process of guarding and protecting natural land or returning developed land to its original state. Land conservation is NOT the same as preservation.
Every game has its clothing type, and that’s also the case with martial arts. The clothing varies, and there are various things to look out for when choosing martial arts wears. They come in different sizes, fitting and with a unique sense of fashion and style. Getting the right clothing can be a daunting task if you do not know how to go about it. It’s what you wear that makes you comfortable through the game, so you need to be careful when Read More
If you’re going to spend time in the outdoors, you should spend some time ensuring that you find the right clothing for the situation. You may be new to hiking, hunting or fishing, so we would like to discuss good clothing for each of those activities. However, before we do that, we would like to share a general tip that you should keep in mind for all of them. Consider the Season Even though this article will talk about the right clothing for Read More
Our planet’s forests take up a sizable chunk of Earth – about thirty-one percent, to be more exact. Forests and other natural habitats contribute more to the rest of the world than one might imagine. Humans depend on forests for some of the air we breathe and the other resources we use, like wood. While it’s obviously important to maintain and protect these areas for our future generations, a staggering amount of wild animals also depend on forests and conservation efforts to keep Read More
Forest conservation is the general practice of working to protect and maintain the planet’s natural forested areas and other equally important habitats. The goals of conservation are to ensure a healthy forest ecosystem by minimizing human intervention and allowing the forest to thrive. It involves a level of upkeep that is not only beneficial to the forest and surrounding wildlife, but for future generations of any Earth-dwelling life. Forest conservation is also a constant effort to reverse the damage done to these systems Read More
The conservation ethic and United States Forest Service are two major parts responsible for conserving and protecting our remaining forests and their wildlife. The conservation ethic is a concept with the main goal of our natural world including forests and other natural biological habitats. United States Forest Service has a similar focus in mind; to sustain the productivity and overall health of our planet’s remaining forests and natural ecosystems.
The Amazon Rainforest is the largest and most densely populated forest in the world, and has commonly been referred to as “the lungs of the Earth”. The great mass of trees and wildlife is known for producing a considerable amount of the oxygen that we consume. The most common percentage reported is twenty; however, the forest itself and its wildlife consume a good amount of that as well.