THE LUNGS of Earth'
The Rainforest has Diverse population of plants and animals
Amazon Rainforest The largest rainforest in the world is the South America
Why can't we afford to lose THE RAINFOREST?
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Home to a lot of endangered animals
Water cycle Heavy daily convectional rainfall intercepted by tree canopy Ground is protected from the heavy rainfall The Rainforests help maintain the water cycle by producing large amounts of rainfall every year Nutrient cycle Decaying vegetation quickly becomes nutrients Shallow tree roots take up nutrients
Every year a section of rainforest the size of the state of New Jersey is destroyed
Every year a section of rainforest the size of the state of New Jersey is destroyed Loggers Developers and Businessmen Miners
Deforestation of tropical Rainforest also releases more carbon into the atmosphere annually than the exhaust from all vehicles combined. CO
So are trying to save THE RAINFOREST?
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, 1988-2015 35000 30000 Peaked in 2004 25000 20000 15000 Dropped in 2011 10000 5000 MONGABAY.COM