A Natural History of Belize: Inside the Maya Forest (Corrie - download pdf or read online

By Samuel Bridgewater

Belize's Chiquibul woodland is likely one of the greatest closing expanses of tropical wet woodland in valuable the United States. It varieties a part of what's popularly often called the Maya woodland. Battered through hurricanes over hundreds of thousands of years, occupied through the Maya for hundreds of thousands of years, and logged for centuries, this environment has validated its outstanding ecological resilience via its endured lifestyles into the twenty-first century. regardless of its heritage of disturbance, or perhaps partially as a result of it, the Maya woodland is ranked as an incredible neighborhood biodiversity scorching spot and offers a few of the final local habitats for endangered species similar to the jaguar, the scarlet macaw, Baird's tapir, and Morelet's crocodile.

A usual historical past of Belize provides for the 1st time an in depth portrait of the habitats, biodiversity, and ecology of the Maya woodland, and Belize extra extensively, in a structure obtainable to a favored viewers. it's dependent partially at the study findings of scientists learning at Las Cuevas study Station within the Chiquibul woodland. The booklet is exclusive in demystifying some of the colossal clinical debates relating to rainforests. those contain "Why are tropical forests so diverse?"; "How do wildlife evolve?"; and "How do species interact?" through concentrating on the ecotourism paradise of Belize, this booklet illustrates how technological know-how has solved many of the riddles that after confused the likes of Charles Darwin, and in addition indicates the way it can help us in handling our planet and woodland assets properly within the future.

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