Rainforests

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by NathanSchimmoeller
Last updated 4 years ago

Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Ecosystems

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Rainforests

Rainforests

Ways People Help-Environmental groups-Governments-Adopt-an-acre-Effective farming-Not buying rainforest products-Recycling-Donations-Energy efficiency

Importance-Supply food and water-Medicinal plants-Wood, fuel and oils-Biodiversity-Human and animal shelter-Controls climate-Balances CO2-Prevents flooding

Effects of Loss-Diplacement of natives-Loss of biodiversity-Loss of habitat-Affects climate and rainfall-Global warming-Soil erosion and drought

http://www.rainforestfoundation.org/homehttp://www.rainforest-alliance.org/adopthttp://www.worldrainforest.org/

My Interest-Rainforests-AnimalsQuestions-How important are rainforests?-What are the effects of losing rainforests?-How can humans help?

Rainforest Facts-More than 50% of the total amount of rainforests are gone-80% of species live in rainforests-99% of all species are extinct -Currently in 6th mass extinction

My BooksProtecting Earth's Rain Forests by Anne Welsbacher-This book talked about the different types of rainforests, why they are important, effects of losing rainforests and how to helpRainforests by Charles P. Cozic-This book was a collection of view points and talked about the effects of losing rainforests, a web of casualty and extinction rates

How Rainforests Are Destroyed-Clear Cutting-Burning-Mining-Ranching-Farming


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