By: Kaden Keller

Deforestation in the Amazon

Deforestation due to many reasons are threatening the plants and animals in the Amazon. In the last 50 years there has been 20% of deforestation. Deforestation is a big deal because it can kill the animals like the bushmaster snake which the venom form the snake helped scientists make medicine for high blood temperature. Losing the Amazon rain forest due to people could change the whole Earth's climate because the forest sucks up 50% of the carbon dioxide that is in the atmosphere. The rain forest supplies 20% of the worlds water. Help stop DEFORESTATION!