The Rain Forest

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The Rain forests

  • Rain forests covers 6% of the earths surface
  • Rain forests has very tall trees and is very dense
  • Rain forests contain 30 million species of plants and animals
  • Rain forests produce many different materials in our home such as sugar, cinnamon, rubber,etc
  • Every year an area the size off New Jersey is cut down

Endangered species

The Rain forests has many species who are endangered due to the lack of habitat. Endangered species include:


  • The Golden Lion Tamarind Monkeys
  • Many exotic birds
  • Poison Dart Frogs and many more

Other endangered species

What food is found in the rain forest?

many different fruits and vegtables can be found in the rain forest, such as

avacados

grapefruit

oranges

lemons

coconuts and also spices like

ginger and cinnamon.

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What plants are found in the rain forest? Do they have any medicinal value?

there are many plants that also carry many cures to diseases.

Lapacho, also known as pau D'arco, is located in the south american amazon, and has been a recomended treatment for cancer.

Aloe Vera is a plant located in the arid regions of africa, Asia, and Europe. It is one of the most respected plants in the world. It is used to treat sunburns. It has more then 200 active compounds.

Other plants that that are located in the Rain forest include Bromeliads, Epiphytes, saprophytes, Buttress Roots, Lianans, Stilt/Prop Roots, Carnivores Plants, Orchids and Strangler Plants.

How can we prezerve the Rain Forests?

There are many charity's and fundraisers to help raise money for the rain forest.

Cut down less trees

encourage people to live in a way that doesn't hurt the environment