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People of the rainforests

Lewington, Anna1997
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In this text, you can find out what a Mbuti pygmy in the African Congo, a copper miner in Papua New Guinea and a medicinal plant researcher in the Brazilian Amazon have in common. living, as they do, in some of the world's rain forests. Discover the valuable resources the rain forests hold, from medicinal plants, minerals and rubber, to the most important resource of all, oxygen. Find out also how certain types of work are destroying this valuable resource, and the lives of its indigenous people
Main title:
People of the rainforests / Anna Lewington and Edward Parker .
Author:
Imprint:
East Sussex : Wayland, 1997.
Collation:
48 pages : illustrations (colour), maps (colour) ; 28 cm.
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Audience:
pyu; syl
ISBN:
07502201989780750220194
Language:
English
Index terms:
Modern StudiesCommunity StudiesGeographyAmazonSouth AmericalifestylescultureclimatestropicsrainforestsRainforests
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