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  • n. Plural form of forest.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of forest.


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  • Though we were only three strong, we departed with a retinue of seven horses, and for nearly ten miles rode back the same way by which I had come from Reikholt on the preceding morning; then we turned off to the left, and crossing hills and acclivities, reached other valleys, which were partly traversed by beautiful streams of lava, and partly interspersed with forests -- _forests_, as I have already said, according to Icelandic notions.

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  • The flora of these rain forests is typical of the Amazon florisic province.

    Solimões-Japurá moist forest

  • Now, I cannot emphasize too strongly that we are concerned in forests from the point of view of the public responsibility for the perpetuation of forest areas.

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  • Late-successional temperate forests (which we define as forests in which all individuals belonging to the initial cohort of trees have died) are often N-limited, yet 'N fixers' (here, tree taxa that have been shown to form N-fixing symbioses, or an individual tree that belongs to such a taxon, regardless of whether it is actively fixing N) are rare or absent in these forests

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  • Turpentine work in forests did not use this gang system.


  • His eyes are still afire with the wonder of rain forests covering Germany, of volcanic lakes spewing deadly CO2, of a motley international band of paleontologists unravelling the ancient tragedy of a little girl with a maimed hand who suffocated and drowned a mere 20 million years after the dinosaurs.

    Darwin Saves...

  • To ensure the healthiest ecosystems, management of forests is required.

    Montana To Consider Bill Protecting Fish Habitat and Forest Jobs

  • The oceans emit CO2 every second of every minute, so do the rain forests and for that matter, all forested areas.

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  • The rain forests make up only 7% of the land mass of this planet but produces 1/3 of our oxygen, which means it consumes 1/3 of the CO2 in the atmosphere.

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  • Sunlight doesn't even make it to the floor of rain forests, That's just how thick it is with foliage.



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