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  • The Amazon Rainforest

    The Amazon Rainforest covers approximately 2,650,000 square miles of land in South America, more than one third of the entire continent. It is full of natural resources, such as fruits, vegetables, pharmaceuticals derived from plants, oils used for perfumes and detergents, and woods. Comprised of the largest collection of living plant and animal species in the world, this rainforest is also home to hundreds of indigenous tribes, each with their own language, culture, and territory(USA TODAY, 2012). The Amazon has given the world so much, and in return we have destroyed more than 20 percent of this rainforest, by clearing the trees for logging operations, mining operations, farming, and much more. This not only threatens the lives and future…

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  • Amazon Rainforest

    Of all the amazing ecosystems in the world among the most impressive are the world’s rainforests. The largest of these rainforests is the Amazon Basin, located in South America. The Amazon is home to an impressive amount of diversity and it’s location in the perfect place on the planet to ensure a wide variety of life. The Amazon basin is one of the most impressive and superb examples of an Ecosystem. An Ecosystem is a complex community of organisms and environment functioning as an ecological…

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  • Tropical Rainforest Essay

    The tropical rainforest is a wonderful place! There’s so many animals and plants… it’s overwhelming! In fact, there’s three of them around the world! There’s one in South America, one in Australia, and one in Indonesia. The most famous is the Amazon Rainforest in South America. In fact, the Amazon Rainforest is the biggest rainforest. Three biotic factors of tropical rainforests are animals, trees, and plants. In fact, the tropical rainforests have some of the most fascinating animals in the…

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  • Rainforest Destruction Of Forest

    Forest provides most of the resources including woods or trees that can turn into paper. One of the leading causes of rainforest destruction is logging. Paper manufacturing companies that using wood to create furniture and other wood materials are causing a lot of problems to the nature, Also forest provides habitat for some animals. Research has found that the number of species found in logged rainforest is much lower than the number found in untouched or “primary” rainforest animals that…

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  • Biodiversity In The Rainforest

    Biodiversity is Threatened The animals that live in the rainforests and forests are dependant on the many different species that live there. They are also dependant on the trees and plants that grow in their areas. When deforestation happens, it tears away the plants and trees, which in turn, chases away or kills the animals living there. As the habitat is ripped away, the original species living there struggle to live while other species could move in and take over the rest of the land, killing…

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  • Saving Rainforests

    Saving the Rainforest Work On Intro There are many rainforests in the world and they have a large effect on the ecosystem. But many people are using the rainforests and the logs as fuel and for money. We should keep rainforests and not destroy them because they are an important part of the ecosystem because they provide habitats for other species, prevent from erosion, take in CO₂, and medicines for the medical field. Rainforests should be kept and preserved because they provide many essential…

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  • Threats To The Tropical Rainforest

    Over 75 million acres of planet Earth’s land belongs to the tropical rainforest. (Rainforests Facts the Nature Conservancy) The rainforest is home to many different species, which includes monkeys, snakes, birds, rodents, frogs and lizards. (Earth Floor: Biomes) Many things contribute as threats to this environment. Instead of having such a beautiful and vast area of nature, humans mostly contribute to having it otherwise. The rainforest has much to offer for today’s modern society; everything…

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  • Rainforest Environmental Environment

    The rainforest is home to 30 million species of plants and animals live in the tropical rainforest that covers 6% of Earth surface. The rainforest can be described as tall, dense, and heavy rainfall per year. Not only the rainforest is home to millions of plants and animals, but have several products including chocolate, sugar, cinnamon, rubber, medicine, and pineapples. Entering a rainforest is extraordinary in many ways; not seeing the beauty in nature but the rich wildlife found in the…

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  • Borneo Lowland Rainforest Case Study

    The Borneo Lowland Rainforest is one of the richest forests in the world, it is an ecoregion within the tropical and subtropical regions of the island. The rainforest is located in Southeast Asia and runs through parts of Malaysia and Indonesia, the region has no clear boundaries to separate it from the Borneo Mountain Rainforest. The Lowland Rainforest takes up around 57% of the island territory consisted of an estimated 10,000 plant species, 380 bird species, and 15,000 mammal species. The…

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  • Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

    The Amazon Rainforest, the largest rainforest in the world. Covering over a billion acres in the countries of Brazil, Venezuela, and Columbia; the Amazon is home to 40,000 plant species, 1,300 bird species, 3,000 types of fish, 430 mammals and 2.5 million different insects. That’s a lot of life, not even including the 700,000 indigenous tribal people that are living in the Amazon today. This untamed jungle is disappearing fast, 14% of the world was covered by rainforests thousands of years ago…

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