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View Resource Learning about Rainforests

K. Rubal provides this educational Web site she helped to create while a graduate student in instructional technology at California State University in Los Angeles. Designed for grades 4-8, this Web site offers students an introduction to tropical rainforests. The site includes a number of lessons organized by topic, rainforest facts, a good selection of narrated movie clips from related...

http://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/serve...
View Resource Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation in the Tropics

Biodiversity Bulletin No 1, from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre is now online and is entitled "Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation in the Tropics,"by Michael Green and others. The bulletin provides an assessment of "the extent to which habitats in the tropics are protected and guidance on prioritising conservation action from global and national perspectives."

https://www.unep-wcmc.org/resources-and-data/priorities-for-...
View Resource World Heritage: Welcome to the Wet Tropics

This Web site serves as a visitor’s guide to tropical North Queensland’s World Heritage Area -- "the sort of place you could travel to over and over again and still not see everything." The same might be said of this incredibly comprehensive Web site, which provides pages and pages of information about Australia’s wet tropics. Virtual visitors can read up on the flora and fauna of the region,...

http://www.wettropics.gov.au/