Daintree Rainforest by Nandy Chan
The Daintree Rainforest originated more than 135 million years ago.It is a woodland of tall trees growing warmth and has abundant rainfall.Almost all rainforests grow near the equator,The Rainforest help control the earths weather and retain clean fresh air.The Daintree Rainforest has the highest biodversity anywhere in Australia, The daintree rainforest is above 30 degrees which provides a tropical climate.rainforest trees have developed several ways of capturing nutrients, They obtain nourishment from the rainwater and collects it in the leaves.They also withdraw nutrients from their old leaves before they shed them.
The Daintree Rainforest is located in North Queensland near Port Douglas,[North Cairns, Tropical North Queensland]
Did you know that Mangrove saplings help protect beaches and coastal areas from erosion caused by the waves and ocean currents
This is a Native Hibiscus it is an Australian plant which has beautiful yellow petals,it forms into a medium sized shrub
Daintree Fan Palm
The Palms form a dense canopy in the mesophyll vine forest that covers Fan Palm reserve
Threats and Dangers
Possible Solutions (Why Should We Care)
*The Daintree rain Forest has the greatest diversity of plants and animals found any where in Australia.
*Wet tropics is suited for fruit crops and timber trade.
*It is the most ancient and primitive Rain Forest in Australia.
*During ice ages the climate is much cooler and drier.
*People are rapidly destroying the worlds Rain Forest
*Foresters harvest millions of trees from Rain Forest each year.
*Did you know that trees absorb an enormous amount of rain, which is called Transpiration?
*Tropical Rain Forest help regulate earths enviroment in several ways.