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Nutrients
Food needed for growth by living things.
Canopy
the highest layer of the rainforest, made up of the tops of trees.
Evaporate
When moisture changes from liquid to gas in the air.
Emergent
The tops of the tallest trees in a rainforest.
Species

A distinct kind of plant or animal that has many common characteristics or qualities.
Extraction
To remove something (for example, to take out Brazil nuts from the Amazon rainforest).
Biomass
Living and dead matter produced, including plants and animals.
Tropic of Capricorn:
A circle around the earth, parallel and to the north of the equator.
Tropic of Cancer
A circle around the earth, parallel and to the north of the equator.