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A moist tropical or subtropical forest that is characterized by persistent low-level cloud.‘the lush cloud forests of the Andes’
- ‘The river carves its lonely course through dense cloud forest and canyon gorges.’
- ‘Views were not the most spectacular, because of low cloud base, but it was well worth the effort to walk amongst unspoiled cloud forest.’
- ‘That gave us time to get out of the heat and dust of Managua to visit cloud forests, volcanic lakes and pristine beaches.’
- ‘The total area of cloud forest is something like 400,000 square kilometres.’
- ‘The problem is that the cloud forest appears to be drying out.’
- ‘The acclaimed reserve is home to one of the world's largest cloud forests and is a major ecotourism site.’
- ‘The landscape was still lofty and steep but had mellowed from bleak, high Andes to dense, lush cloud forest.’
- ‘Eradication of evergreen cloud forest has resulted primarily from a rapidly increasing population that relies on subsistence swidden horticulture.’
- ‘The Cloud Forest was nearly sacrificed by locals who try to scratch a living from its slopes.’
- ‘The authors noted that evergreen cloud forest had largely been eradicated in the Central Highlands by 1970.’
- ‘The hilly landscape is lush with dense cloud forest, interspersed with orange groves and coffee and banana plantations.’
- ‘In fact, traditional coffee farms often support more species of birds than equivalent areas of cloud forest.’
- ‘Many of the species that occur in cloud forests are unique, and not found anywhere else.’
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