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America"s 10 most endangered national forests

America"s 10 most endangered national forests

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Published by National Forest Protection Alliance in Washington, D.C .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Forest reserves -- United States,
  • Forest management -- United States,
  • Forests and forestry -- United States,
  • Logging -- Environmental aspects -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Other titlesAmerica"s ten most endangered national forests.
    StatementNational Forest Protection Alliance.
    ContributionsNational Forest Protection Alliance.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD426 .A64 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16357260M
    OCLC/WorldCa69948089

      Unfortunately, our forests are on the verge of collapsing. Many factors contribute to the rapid destruction of forests, much of which is man-made. To spread the awareness, Conservation International released a report in , ranking the most endangered forests in the world. So, let us take a look at the Top 10 Most Endangered Forests in the World.   10 of the World's Most Endangered Animal Species. According to the World Wildlife Fund, these are the most endangered species of animals in the world. An Amur leopard cub. It is estimated that there are as few as 35 Amur leopards left in the wild.

      Vietnam’s Empty Forests. There are 30 national parks in a country a bit larger than New Mexico, Hatinh langurs at the Endangered Primate Rescue Center in Cuc Phuong National Park.   North American Animal for Kids - Animal Sounds from the Wildlife of North America - Duration: Kiddopedia , views.

      Critically endangered South American forests thought to be the result of climate change were actually spread by ancient communities, archaeologists have found. Huge swathes of land in Chile, Brazil and Argentina are covered with millions of Araucaria, or monkey puzzle trees, thanks to people planting or cultivating them more than a thousand Author: Ancient-Origins.   Jeffers places two other species on the short list to join these 10 most-endangered species, says Jeffers. These are Brazilian Rosewood Dalbergia negra and Sapele Entandrophragma cylindricum owing.


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America"s 10 most endangered national forests Download PDF EPUB FB2

America's Most Endangered Forests: Malheur National Forest (OR), Siskiyou National Forest (OR), Oregon BLM Forests; Allegheny National Forest (PA); Bighorn National Forest (WY); Daniel Boone National Forest (KY); Los Padres National Forest (CA); George Washington & Jefferson National Forest (VA); Rio Grande National Forest (CO); Tongass National Forest (AK); National Forests in.

A merica’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places is an annual list that spotlights important examples of our nation’s architectural and cultural heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage.

Almost places have been on the list over its year history, and in that time, fewer than 5 percent of listed sites have been lost. The National Trust’s 31st annual list includes.

Sadly, Tongass National Forest is one of America's most exploited forests, with decades of forestry clearcut scars to prove it. Currently, some of its wildest stretches of forest--called "inventoried roadless areas"--and under threat, which could lead to similar dangers for wild forests across the county.

Based on our analysis, Haleakalā, on the island of Maui, hosts a total of endangered species: 81 flowering plants, 10 birds, six non-flowering plants (such as ferns), three insects, two mammals and one reptile. Today, less than 25% of this forest type remains worldwide.

Photo by Andrew Wright 3. Indonesia’s Rainforests such as the Leuser Ecosystem. Indonesia is home to some of the most ecologically diverse stands of tropical rainforest in the world. From orangutans and tigers to rhinos and elephants, these endangered forests have everything but.

S incethe National Trust has used its list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places to raise awareness about the threats facing some of the nation's greatest treasures. The list, which has identified more than sites to date, has been so successful in galvanizing preservation efforts that only a handful of sites have been lost.

The list includes a diverse mix of historic. There are United States National Forests in 41 states. Each one is under the supervision of the U.S. Forest Service, which falls under the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is composed of several ranger districts.

The person in charge of a national forest is called the forest supervisor. The Forest-Climate Working Group, staffed and led by American Forests, is one of our key partners in doing so. It is the nation’s only forest sector coalition on climate change.

Also, with the U.S. Forest Service and National Association of Regional Councils, we manage Vibrant Cities Lab, the preeminent online resource for urban forestry.

Under British colonial rule, most of the forest was cleared to make way for coffee, tea, cinchona and rubber plantations. The civil war that followed brought with it more deforestation. Government forces cleared the forests afraid that the rebels would hide out there and those who were displaced from their homes went to settle in the forest.

Established inSierra National Forest spans over million acres. As one of the most popular national forests in the country, there are over 50 campgrounds and almost lakes. For more information, visit tion: Web Editor. In Junethe National Trust announced its list of 11 most endangered places, along with 1 extra site on 'watch status': Annapolis City Dock Area in Annapolis, Maryland.

Ashley River Historic District in Charleston County, South Carolina. Susan LaFlesche Picotte Memorial Hospital. Deforestation in the neighboring Gran Chaco, which is the largest dry forest in South America, is mainly due to conversion of forest land to cropland and pasture.

Borneo Projections for for the “Heart of Borneo”—home to most of the country’s forest—show only 33 percent of the lowland rainforest remaining. The United States has protected areas known as National Forests coveringacres (, km 2 /, sq. mi). The National Forests are managed by the U.S. Forest Service, an agency of the U.S.

Department of Agriculture. The first National Forest was established as the Yellowstone Park Timber and Land Reserve on Mathen in the Department of the Interior. Covering most of southeast Alaska, Tongass is America’s largest national forest and a true wonder to behold.

Sadly, the size and health of the forest have been negatively impacted by logging and deforestation. In recent years, many of the forest’s majestic trees have been harvested to process into consumable products. • All 10 of the endangered national forests will be affected by the Bush administration's attempts to undermine the National Forest Management Act and the National Environmental Policy Act – key environmental laws that have safeguarded public participation in balanced national forest management.

Over 1, trees are critically endangered and in need of immediate conservation action. By some estimates, as much as 10 percent of the world's trees worldwide are threatened with extinction. 10 Most Endangered Forests on Earth. By Contributing Writer. Photo: CI/Haroldo Castro.

is the International Year of the Forest and never before have they been in more danger, or more essential. Forests supply the needs of billion people who depend on them for income, they store over 25 gigatons of carbon while 15% of. Endangered Forests in the World In this App you can see this topic.

10 Most Endangered Forests in the World 2. Atlantic Forest 3. California Floristic Province 4. Coastal Forests of East Africa 5. Eastern Afromontane 6. Indo Burma 7.

Madagascar 8. Mountains of Southwest China 9. New Caledonia Sundaland The Philippines And you can see. The following is a list of five of the most endangered forests on Earth today. Atlantic Rainforest, South America. The Atlantic Rainforest is located along the Coast of Brazil and extends to parts of Paraguay, Argentina, and Uruguay.

The Forest also includes islands off the coasts of Brazil and the offshore archipelago of Fernando de Noronha. Ten years after it first came out, "The National Parks: America’s Best Idea" remains hands down the best book about the history of the National Parks.

Like in the TV series of the same title that it follows almost word for word, the story is very well told. The collection of vintage pictures in black and white is /5(). Top 10 Most Endangered Species in the World. It is undeniable that the world is a big splendor of wonderful and amusing things.

From plants, natural habitats, different species, and wildlife or, to sum it up, the flora and fauna; everything is aAuthor: Sammy Said.

Just outside of Anchorage, the Chugach National Forest is a gem within the National Forest System. At more than five million acres, the Chugach would take a lifetime to fully explore! Glacier Ranger District holds the remains of the ice-masses that shaped the topography of the North American continent and boasts abundant wildlife—even killer.

lists 12 most endangered forests, nine threatened forests and two deserving of special mention - the Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota, and the Nantahala National Forest .