Question 1: Human induced deforestation plays a significant role in causing rainforests to release carbon dioxide, [13 ] as do natural processes such as [14 ] ________ that result in tree death.
Question 2: If the ________ canopy is destroyed or thinned, the ground beneath is soon colonized by a dense, tangled growth of vines, shrubs, and small trees called a jungle.
Question 3: Only plants ________ to low light can grow in this region.
Question 6: At present rates, tropical rainforests in [29 ] ________ would be logged out in 10 years and Papua New Guinea in 13 to 16 years.
Question 7: Many foods originally came from tropical forests, and are still mostly grown on ________ in regions that were formerly primary forest.
Question 8: Many of the world's rainforests are associated with the location of the ________, also known as the intertropical convergence zone.
Question 9: Central African rainforest is home of the ________ pygmies, one of the hunter-gatherer peoples living in equatorial rainforests characterised by their short height (below one and a half metres, or 59 inches, on average).