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Tropical nature

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Central America.,
  • South America.
    • Subjects:
    • Rain forest ecology -- Central America,
    • Rain forest ecology -- South America

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAdrian Forsyth and Kenneth Miyata ; illustrations by Sarah Landry.
      ContributionsMiyata, Kenneth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH108.A1 F67 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 248 p. :
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3505481M
      ISBN 100684179644
      LC Control Number82042640

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The authors explain that intense tropical sunlight warms the air as well as the fact that day length stays constant throughout the tropical. Seventeen marvelous essays introducing the habitats, ecology, plants, and animals of the Central and South American rainforest.A lively, lucid portrait of the tropics as seen by two uncommonly observant and thoughtful field biologists.

Its seventeen marvelous essays introduce the habitats, ecology, plants, and animals of the Central and South American rainforest.5/5(3). One of two splendid but very different explorations of the staggering richness of the tropical forests (see Myers, below)—which could profitably be read in sequence, beginning with this slighter and more deftly written volume.

Tropical biologists Forsyth and Miyata approach their complex subject by a gentle piecemeal strategy, using the oddities of particular organisms to. ‘Tropical Nature. on tropical animal and vegetable life. The book is evidently meant to be a “popular” one, and there is nothing in it that the intelligent general reader will not understand.

Wallace makes no attempt to minister to the prevailing desire to have instruction. "Picturing Tropical Nature reflects on the work of several nineteenth- and twentieth-century scientists and artists, including Alexander von Humboldt, Alfred Russel Wallace, Louis Agassiz, Sir Patrick Manson, and Margaret Mee.

Scientific American In 17 chapters, each a brief essay on tropical nature observed, these two young field biologists have made a model of contemporary natural history, cheerfully speculative, Philadelphia Inquirer one of the best natural-history books in recent years.

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