A Rainforest education website for keystage 3 (11-14 year olds) about the issues facing forests around the world. Written by the World Land Trust and supported by the Department for International Development (DFID). Focus on Forests contains information that would be helpful for anyone with an interest in forestry issues, including: threats to forests and their solutions, Ecotourism, wildlife, case studies from projects around the world and news about the future of forest conservation.
(text only version also available)
Introduction, Maps, Why Forests Matter, Shrinking Forests
Programme for Belize, Balancing the Books, The Rio Bravo, Sustainable Timber, Ecotourism, Other Projects
3: Good and Bad News
The Good News, The Bad News, Tourism, Disappearing Wildlife
4:Ekuri Forest Project
Nigeria and its Forests, Ekuri, Threats, Solutions
5:More to Think About
More to Think About
6:Six Case Studies
Costa Rica, WestKalimantan, India, Malawi, Solomon Islands, UK
7: The Future
The Future, Who pays?, what YOU can do
Help, Reference, Word List, Links, Photo gallery
- Teachers Section
Includes Key Stage 3 resources, outline maps and teacher's manual.
- Menubar (Although this site is written in Frames, you can still browse all the content pages. The Text version is Bobby Approved).
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