Tropikal Yağmur Ormanlarında Ekolojik Denge

Yusuf KUMLUTAŞ, S. Hakan DURMUŞ

Ekoloji, 1995, Issue 16, Pages: 8-12

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Abstract

International Research Committee has indicated in his report that the rain forests which emerged millions of years ago and which hare had 80 % of the living species of the earth are facing the danger of being extinet by 2100. The researches on the biological variations in the rain forests are at the beginning stage. The exact and certain figures about the living species cannot be given now. The interior sides and the upper layers of the forests have not been explored due to the thickness of the canopy, and the interesting species here have been left untouched. Nevertheless, as a result of the researches, the number of the living species in the rainforests ali över the world has been estimated to vary betıveen 5-30 million.

Keywords

Rain forests, ecological balance, canopy