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Green Indonesia: Tropical Forest Encounters

Out of Print

By: Ilsa Sharp and A Compost

280 pages, 270 col illus, 6 maps

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #39259 | ISBN: 967653045X
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Photographs by Alain Compost
Tropical rainforests, covering only 7% of the earth's land surface, are the world's oldest ecosystem and house over 50% of all plant and animal species. The Indonesian archipelago contains over 10% of the world's total rainforest area, housing over 400 species of tree, 500 different mammals, and 1500 bird species. This beautiful and lavishly illustrated book is a celebration of Indonesia's unique and diverse rainforests - their ecology, biodiversity, and inhabitants.

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