Economics 415clicker questions Chapter 13 – Question Set #1
0 of 5 Nutrient cycling within the rain forest differs from that in a temperate forest. Within a rain forest the nutrients are stored in the ______, while in a temperate forest, nutrients are stored in ______. • soil; plant biomass. • plant biomass; soil. • the water system; plant biomass. • lower soil layers, upper soil layers
Tropical rain forests provide • a tremendous reserve of plant and animal species. • the potential cure for many modern diseases. • a potential source of revenue for developing countries, whether they choose to harvest the resource or trade preservation for debt. • all of the above. 0 of 30
0 of 5 Activities which are responsible for deforestation of the rain forest include all of the following except • timber operations • cutting trees for fuel wood. • agroforestry operations. • conversion of land to crop or range land.