Where are all the Rainforests
Rainforests in the World
Rainforests once covered 14% of the earth's land surface; now they cover a mere 6% and experts estimate that the last remaining rainforests could be consumed in less than 40 years.
Destroying the Rainforests
The Rainforests are being destroyed everyday for the growth of agriculture. They are all being cut down faster the scientists have estimated. With the destruction of Rainforests goes extinctions of many different species. Also the lack of oxygen would cause for the human race to die out. More than 150 acres of the rainforest is destroyed for every minutes of everyday, more than 78 million acres are destroyed every year. If this destruction keeps increasing the extinction of the whole human, plant, and animal race would perish.
How can we Save the Rainforests?
We can start by using T.R.E.E.S. T.R.E.E.S is initialized for Teach: teach others on how important Rainforests are to the environment. Restore: restore damaged ecosystems by planting trees in places where forests have been cut down and destroyed. Encourage: Encourage people to not hurt the environment with their ways of living. Establish: Establish parks to protect rainforests and wildlife. Support: Support companies to work with ways that do not hurt the environment. After we do that we make sure that we keep our Rainforests and not cut them all down.
The Informtion I got.
Destroying of rainforests: http://www.rain-tree.com/facts.htm
Rainforests in the world : http://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/Edit560s6/www/where.html
In the image above is a map of Africa showing the forests, deserts, Savanas, and woodlands.
The Amazon Rainforest
The Amazon Rainforest is one the largest rainforests in the world. It reaches over two million miles in area. It is home to various and countless species of animals. In the Amazon there are over 40000 plant species, 1300 bird species, 430 amphibian species, 3000 fish species, and 380 reptile species. I got this information at http://www.brazil.org.za/amazon-rainforest.html
The percentage of the forest in various places of South America.
Scaling compared to the U.S
Scaling the size of the Amazon compared to the United States.
The Amazon river
In the picture above shows Asia and its rain forest which is in green.
Above is a picture of the Australian map of their deserts, Mediterranean forests, montane grasslands, temperate broad leaf, temperate grasslands, tropical and subtropical grasslands, and moist broad leaf.
Tropic and template rainforests.
The Amazon Rainforest Facts (HD)