By: Ashton Jeanise


Tropical rainforest are near the equator. Fifty seven percent of all tropical rainforest are in Latin America. One third of our tropical rainforest are located in Brazil. Others are found in Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands, and West Africa.

General characteristics

The Tropical rainforest is a home to half the worlds plants and animals. They also are a home to many medicine plants to benefit everyone. Tropical rainforest have are also a home to tribal cultures that have survived successfully for thousands of years. Tropical rainforest also help maintain a global rain and weather patterns.

Weather and Climate

For each 1,000 foot rise in altitude there is a 4 degrees Fahrenheit drop in the temperature. Tropical rainforest receives with over 80in of rain per year.