Actual Reading:“ Saving the Rainforests”
70% of these plants arefound in the rainforest.
The loss of tropical rainforests has a profound and devastating impact on the world because rainforests are so biologically diverse, more so than other ecosystems (e.g., temperate forests) on Earth.
Saving the Rainforest - California Institute of Technology
In fact, today, much of the pressures on their remaining rainforests comes from servicing the needs and markets for wood products in industrialized countries that have already depleted their own natural resources.
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The extreme age of the region in geologic terms has much to do with the relative infertility of the rainforest soil and the richness and unique diversity of the plant and animal life.
Tropical Rain Forest: an Endangered Species Spotlight Topic
Rainforests represent a store of living and breathing renewable natural resources that for eons, by virtue of their richness in both animal and plant species, have contributed a wealth of resources for the survival and well-being of humankind.
SPOTLIGHT ON TROPICAL RAIN FORESTS
It is estimated that a single hectare (2.47 acres) of Amazon rainforest contains about 900 tons of living plants, including more than 750 types of trees and 1500 other plants.
Rainforest Facts - Raintree Nutrition, Inc.
Including Red Eyed Tree Frogs, Panther, Tropical Birds, Puma and many other Rainforest animals
We do not want any of these signs anywhere in any part of our planet earth
What can you do?
There are several things that you can do
to help conserve the rainforests: