Dust fills the air, and streams dry up. People walk for miles looking for water. Then—when it seems that no one can survive another day—the clouds roll in. The skies open up, and the rains come.
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FTA at the Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit
The map below shows the location of the world's tropical rainforests. Click on the dark green areas to read about the its unique rainforests. Africa contains areas of high cloud forest, mangrove swamps and flooded forests. The island of Madagascar is home to many unique plants and animals not found anywhere else. Millions of years ago, Australia, New Zealand and the island of New Guinea formed part of a great forested southern continent, isolated from the rest of the world. Today these countries contain many different species of animal that occur nowhere else. Undergrowth in Australia's tropical forests is dense and lush.
Vegetation and the life animal in Asia
Southeast Asia is a tropical sub-regions of Asia covering an area of approximately 1. It comprises of countries and territories that are located south of Korea, Japan, and China, north of Australia, to the east of India, and to the west of Papua New Guinea. It is the only region of the continent of Asia that is located both in the Southern Hemisphere and partly within the Northern Hemisphere. The region is comprised of islands and the mainland and includes eleven countries. Southeast Asia has a population of approximately million people or 8.
APRS provides the opportunity for countries across Asia-Pacific to showcase their work on forest conservation and demonstrate their progress on implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. APRS is part of the Asia-Pacific Rainforest Partnership APRP , which supports the implementation of the Paris agreement and encourages the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in the region. The summit gathers actors from a wide range of sectors, including governments, private sector executives, leading practitioners from non-government organizations and world-class researchers from institutions and academies to exchange knowledge and highlight leading practices to slow, halt and reverse deforestation in Asia-Pacific. Scientists from FTA partner institutions will participate in the following sessions at the event. Policy of Peatlands Tuesday, April