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This bibliography includes general works used for basic reference. It includes general works on geography, climate, soils, wildlife, plantlife and anthropology, as well as more specific works on the rainforests, cloud forests and monsoon forests, either as a whole or separately.

AGRAWAL, D.P. 1992. Man and environment in India through the ages. New Delhi: Books & Books.

ALDERTON, D. 1991. Crocodiles & alligators of the world. London: Blandford.

AYENSU, E.S. 1981. Selvas. Las ultimas reservas de vida. Barcelona: Ed. Folio.

BADA, J.L. 1991. Atles medic de les malalties tropicals. Bellaterra: Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.

BEADLE, N.C.W. 1981. The vegetation of Australia. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer Verlag.

BELOUSOVA, L.S., and L.V. DENISOVA. 1992). Rare plants of the world. Rotterdam: Balkema Publishers.

BEHRENSMEYER, A.K., J.D. DAMUTH, W.A. DiMICHELE, R. POTTS, H.D. SUES, and S.L. WING. 1992. Terrestrial ecosystems through time. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

BENZING, D.H. 1990). Vascular epiphytes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

BLOCKHUS, J.M., ed. 1992. Conserving biological diversity in managed tropical forests. Cambridge: The IUCN forest conservation programme, IUCN/ITTO.

BLOMBERY, A., and T. RODD. 1982. Palms of the world. Auckland: Angus & Robertson Publishers.

BOO, E. 1990. Ecotourism: the potentials and pitfalls. Washington, DC: World Wildlife Fund.

BRADY, N.C. 1990. The nature and properties of soils. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.

BRAMWELL, D. 1979. Plants and islands. London: Academic Press.

BRIGGS, J.C. 1987. Developments in palaeontology and stratigraphy. Cambridge: Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company.

BRUCHER, H. 1989. Useful plants of neotropical origin and their wild relatives. Berlin: Springer Verlag.

BUOL, S.W., F.D. HOLE, and R.J.MCCRACKEN. 1980. Soil genesis and classification. Iowa: Iowa University Press.

BURGESS, P.F. 1969. Ecological factors in hill and mountain forests of the states of Malaya. Malay Nature Journal 22:119-128.

CAMPBELL, B., and E. LACK, eds. 1985. A dictionary of birds. Carlton: T. & A. D. Poyser.

CAMPBELL, D.C., and H.D. HAMMOND. 1989. Floristic inventory of plant systematics, collections and vegetation, plus recommendations for the future. New York: New York Botanical Garden.

CAVALLI-SFORZA, L.L., P. MENOZZI, and A. PIAZZA. 1994. History and geography of human genes. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

CHAUDHURI, K.N. 1990. Asia before Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

CLAY, J.W. 1988. Indigenous peoples and tropical forests. Cultural Survival Report 27.

COLLINS, N.M. 1990. The last rain forests: a world conservation atlas. New York: Oxford University Press.

COLLINS, N.M., J.A. SAYER, and T.C. WHITMORE, eds. 1991. The conservation atlas of tropical forests: Asia and the Pacific. London: MacMillan.

CORTESAO, J. 1991. Mata atlantica. Rio de Janeiro: Editora Index & Fundacao S. O. S. Mata Atlantica.

CRANBROOK, EARL of. 1988. Malaysia. Key environments. Oxford: Pergamon Press.

DAVIES, B.R., and K.F. WALKER. 1986. The ecology of river systems. Dordrecht: Dr. W. Junk Publishers.

DEFOLIART, G.R. 1989. "The human use of insects as food and animal feed." Entomological Society of America 35(1):22-35.

DENSLOW, J.S., and C. PADOCH. 1988. People of the tropical rain forest. Berkeley: University of California Press.

DOWNING, T.E., ed. 1992. Development and destruction: the conversion of tropical forests to pasture in Latin America. Westview Press.

DUELLMAN, W.E. 1979. "The South American herpetofauna: its origin, evolution and dispersal." Monograph. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas 7:1-485.

DUELLMAN, W.E. 1988. "Patterns of species diversity in anuran amphibians in the American tropics." Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 75:79-104.

EMMONS, L.H. 1990. Neotropical rainforest mammals. A field guide. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

EVANS SCHULTES, R., and R.F. RAFFAUF. 1990. The healing forest. Dioscorides Press, Portland. 484 p.

FAO. 1993. Forest resources assessment 1990: tropical countries. FAO Forestry Paper, 112. Rome: FAO.

FAO/UNESCO. 1971. Soil Map of the world. South America. Paris : FAO/UNESCO.

FAO/UNESCO. 1973. Soil Map of the world. Africa. Paris: FAO/UNESCO.

FAO/UNESCO. 1974. Soil Map of the world. Legend. Paris: FAO/UNESCO.

FAO/UNESCO. 1988. Soil Map of the world. Revised Legend. Paris: FAO/UNESCO.

FITTER, A.H., and R.K.N. HAY. 1987. Environmental physiology of plants. Academic Press, London.

GADGIL, M., and R. GUHA. 1993. This fissured land. An ecological history of India. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

GENTRY, A.H. 1989. Four neotropical forests. New Haven: Yale University Press.

GOMEZ-POMPA. 1991. The rain forest regeneration and management. The Biosphere, series 6. Paris: UNESCO/MAB.

GOODALL, D.W., ed. 1983. Ecosystems of the world: tropical rain forest ecosystems. Amsterdam: Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company.

GOULDING, M. 1979. Ecologia da pesca do rio Madeira. Manaus: Instituto Nacional de Pesquisa da Amazonia.

GOULDING, M. 1980. The fishes and the forest. Berkeley: University of California Press.

GRIGG, D.B. 1974. The agricultural systems of the world. An evolutionary approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

GROOMBRIDGE, B. 1992. Global biodiversity: status of the Earth's living resources. London: WCMC, Chapman & Hall.

HALFFTER, G. 1992. La diversidad biologica de Iberoamerica. Xalapa: CYTED-D.

HARDY, R. 1982. The weather book. London: Harrow House Editions.

HERNANDEZ, J.E., and J. LEON, eds. 1992. Cultivos marginados. Otra perspectiva de 1492. Produccion y Proteccion Vegetal 26. Rome: FAO.

HILL, F. 1951. Economic botany. New York: McGraw Hill.

HLADIK, C.M., ed. 1994. Food and nutrition in the tropical forest: biological interactions. Paris: UNESCO/MAB.

HOWARD, R.A. 1970. "The 'alpine' plants of the Antilles." Biotropica 2:24-28.

HUBINGER, C., J. DOBEREINER, and M. FREITAS. 1979. Plantas toxicas da Amazonia a bovinos e outros herbivoros. Manaus: INPA.

HUECK, K. 1978. Los bosques de Sudamerica. Georg-August-Universitat-Gottingen: Sociedad Alemana de Cooperacion Tecnica.

JACOBS, M. 1988. The tropical rainforests: a first encounter. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

JOLLY, A.P. OBERLE, and R. ALBIGNAC, eds. 1984. Key environments. Madagascar. Oxford: Pergamon Press.

JUNYENT, M.C. 1989. Les llengues del mon. Barcelona: Empuries.

KISS, A., ed. 1990. Living with wildlife: wildlife resource management with local participation in Africa. Washington, DC: The World Bank.

KIPLE, K.F., ed. 1993. The Cambridge world history of human disease. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

LEE, P.C., J. THORNBACK, and E.L. BENNET. 1988. Threatened primates of Africa: the IUCN Red Data Book. Gland: IUCN.

LEONARD, J.H. 1987. Natural resources and economic development in Central America. Washington, DC: International Institute for Environment and Development.

LEWINGTON, A. 1990. Plants for people. New York: Natural History Museum Publications.

LOWE-McCONNELL, R.H. 1975. Fish communities in tropical freshwaters. London: Ed. Longman.

LUGO, A.E., M.M. BRINSON, and S. BROWN, eds. 1990. Ecosystems of the world: tropical rain forest ecosystems. Amsterdam: Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company.

LUGO, A.E., and F.N. SCATENA. 1992. Epiphytes and climate change research in the Caribbean: a proposal. Selbyana, 13:123-130.

MAB/UNESCO. 1983. Swidden cultivation in Asia. Bangkok: UNESCO Regional Office.

MABBERLEY, D.J. 1983. Tropical rain forest ecology. Oxford: Blackwell.

MARTIN, C. 1991. The rainforests of West Africa. Berlin: Birkhauser.

MATTISON, C. 1990. Snakes of the world. London: Blandford.

MATTISON, C. 1992. Frogs and toads of the world. London: Blandford.

MCEVEDY, C., and R. JONES. 1978. Atlas of world population history. Middlesex: Penguin Books.

MCNEELY, J.A. 1990. Conserving the world's biological diversity. IUCN, WRI, CI, WWF-US, The world bank.

MOHR, E.C.J., F.A. VAN BAREN, and J. VAN SCHUYLENBORG. 1972. Tropical soils. A comprehensive study of their genesis. The Hague: Mouton-Ichtiar Baru-Van Hoeve.

MORAN, E.F. 1982. Human adaptability. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

MORAN, E.F. 1990. A ecologia humana das populacoes da Amazonia. Petropolis: Editora Vozes.

NADKARNI, N.M., and T.J. MATELSON 1989. "Bird use of epiphyte resources in neotropical trees." The Condor, 91:891-907.

NEIMAN, Z. 1989. Era verde? Ecosistemas brasileiros ameacados. Sao Paulo: Atual Editora.

NELSON, J.S. 1984. Fishes of the world. New York: John Wiley and sons.

NIGHTINGALE, N. 1992. New Guinea: an island apart. London: BBC Books.

NOWAK, R.M. 1991. Walker's mammals of the world. Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press.

PETTER, J.J., ALBIGNAC, R., and RUMPLER, Y. 1977. Faune de Madagascar. Paris.

PHILLIPS, K., and M. DAHLEN 1985. A guide to market fruits of Southeast Asia. Hong Kong: South China Morning Post.

PODOLSKY, R.D. 1992. "Strange floral attractors: pollinator attraction and the evolution of plant sexual systems." Science 258:791-793.

POLUNIN, I. 1987. Plants and flowers of Singapore. Singapore: Times Editions.

POSEY, D.A., and W. BALEE. 1989. Resource management in Amazonia: indigenous and folk strategies. Vol. 7, Advances in economic botany.

PRANCE G.T., and T.E. LOVEJOY. 1985. Amazonia. Key environments. Oxford: Pergamon Press.

PROCEEDINGS OF AN INTERNATIONAL CONSULTATION, HELD AT CHIANG MAI, THAILAND. 1991. The conservation of medicinal plants. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

REHM, S., and G. ESPIG. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. Berlin: Verlag Josef Margraf.

ROBINSON, J.R., and K.H. REDFORD, eds. 1991. Neotropical wildlife use in Latin America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

SALE, J.B. 1981. The importance and values of wild plants and animals in Africa. Gland: IUCN.

SANCHEZ, P.A. 1976. Properties and management of soils in the tropics. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

SANCHEZ-MONGE Y PARELLADA, E. 1980. Diccionario de plantas agricolas. Madrid: Ministerio de Agricultura.

SAYER, J.A., C.S. HARCOURT, and N.M. COLLINS. 1992. The conservation atlas of tropical forests: Africa. London: Macmillan.

SCHNELL, R. 1987. La flore et la vegetation d'Amerique tropicale. Paris: Masson.

SELL, J., and F. KROPFT. 1990. Proprietes et caracteristiques des essences de bois. Zurich: Lignum.

SIBLEY, C.G. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of the birds of the world. New Haven: Yale University Press.

SING, U., A.M. WADHWANI, and B.M. JOHRI. 1990. Dictionary of economic plants in India. New Dehli: Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

SIOLI, H. 1984. The Amazon: limnology and landscape ecology of a mighty tropical river and its basin. Dordrecht: W. Junk.

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SOMBROECK, W.G. 1966. Amazonian soils. Wageningen: Centre for Agricultural Publications and Documentation (PUDOC).

STEWARD, J.H. 1963. Handbook of South American Indians. New York: Cooper Square Publications.

TAKHTAJAN, A. 1986. Floristic regions of the world. Berkeley: University of California Press.

TINDALE, N.B. 1974. Aboriginal tribes of Australia. Berkeley: University of California Press.

TOLEDO, C., A.F. COIMBRA, and A. HOUAISS. 1991. Ecosistemas brasileiros. Rio de Janeiro: Index Editora.

VEEVERS-CARTER, W. 1984. Richess of the rain forest. An Introduction to the trees and fruits of the Indonesian and Malaysian rain forests. Singapore: Oxford University Press.

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WAYNE, R.P. 1985. Chemistry of atmospheres. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

WEST, R.C., ed. Handbook of Middle American Indians. Natural environment and early cultures. Austin: University of Texas Press.

WHITMORE, T. C. 1989. Tropical forest of the Far East. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

WHITMORE, T.C. 1990. An introduction to tropical forests. Clarendon Press, Oxford.

WHITMORE, T. C., and J.A. SAYER, eds. 1992. Tropical deforestation and species extinction. Cambridge: IUCN/ITTO.

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