Rainforest Essays

  • Characteristics Of Rainforest

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    Rainforest have different types of weather patterns , different types locations and different type of species of animals, and plants . According to Ecological Research (2000) An equatorial rainforest in the coastal region of West Sumatra suffered a long period of dry and hazy weather in 1997. Many animals that live in rainforests are threatened by distinction , because the rainforest population is getting smaller and some of the animals will not be safe. They can die because of starvation

  • Amazon Rainforest

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    have not even been discovered (National Geographic). The animals of the Amazon Rainforest all come together to form a complex and intricate ecosystem. Deforestation, climate change, are factors that have recently come against the Amazon Rainforest (National Geographic). In this scenario, the future of the Amazon Rainforest appears bleak. A from National Geographic focuses on specific animals that have inhabited the rainforest for up to millions of years, their relations with one another, and the factors

  • Amazon Rainforest Essay

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    The plants of the rainforest turns carbon dioxide into H2O(oxygen) which is vital to both human and the inhabits of the rainforest. Most of the animals depend on each other to survive in the rainforest. The biodiversity of the rainforest ensures natural sustainability for all life forms. The importance of the rainforest to humans, it serves as a protectant to the nutrients in the soil the trees and plants maintain the soil quality. The rainforest helps maintain and regulate the continuous

  • The Importance Of The Daintree Rainforest

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    The Daintree Rainforest is a very valuable place and Australia is truly fortunate to have a rainforest like this. Many people don’t realize the importance of this Rainforest and how it will eventually affect our lives if we don’t take care of it well. The Daintree Rainforest should be something that everybody is helping, so that it can maintain it’s health and make sure that it continuously provides oxygen for us. We don’t need to go Daintree to help grow trees or anything (although that would be

  • Rainforest Tree To Regeneration

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    one and a half acres of forest is destroyed every second? Rainforests are being destroyed at alarming rates, and serious things need to be done! If we don’t stop rainforests from being cut down, animals will go extinct, and habitats will be destroyed. Trees are being cut down faster than they can regrow! Did you know it takes 65 years for one rain forest tree to grow to full size according to "How Long Does It Take a Rainforest tree to Regenerate?"New Scientist. Web. May 5, 2016. You might

  • The Amazon Rainforest

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    Amazon Rainforest Brazil A tropical rainforest is characterized by having large quantities of rainfall throughout the year and warm temperatures. Tropical rainforests are the terrestrial biomes with the highest biodiversity (Biggs, et al 72). The largest of all tropical rainforests is the Amazon Rainforest. It covers parts of Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, and Venezuela (Facts on File; Amazon Rainforest). The Amazon Rainforest has many notable geographical features and characteristics

  • The Importance Of Rainforest

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    Rainforest Rainforest contains approximately two-third of the world’s plant and animal species. It has one of the world’s most spectacular ecosystem. The name ‘rain’ forest, indicates that it receives high rain fall throughout the year. Not limited to that, the trees also release water to the atmosphere by transpiration, forming dense clouds that surround the forest. Hence, even on non-raining days, the forest remains warm and humid. Importance Rainforests are very important to man-kind for many

  • Summary: Amazon Rainforest

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    an overlook of environmental issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Specifically, the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, faces a lot of environmental issues such as, deforestation, acid rain and air pollution. Other countries like, Peru, Dominican Republic and Mexico, have similar environmental issues that Brazil is facing. The Amazon rainforest in Brazil is one of the world’s largest tropical rainforest that expands through Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and other South American countries. It is the home

  • Amazon Rainforest

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    Native Amazonians don 't want their traditions and homes taken away from them. The Amazon rainforest is dying and becoming smaller and smaller because of loggers, settlers, and cattle ranchers they are taking the amazonians homes away from them. Unlike the runner trappers and environmental groups trying to get resources without harming the Amazon rainforest for what people want not what they need. The Amazonians have been marked by brutality, slavery, violence, disease, and genocide. There was

  • Animal Life In Rainforest

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    Introduction Rainforests are populated with insects, arachnids, reptiles, amphibians, birds, mammals and worms. The rainforest is home to more than half of the world 's animals. The rainforest is a very dense, warm and wet biome. So, where are the rainforests? Most rainforests are located in a latitude band around the equator between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. Below is a map of the major rainforests over the world. Strata The rainforest contains of four different layers

  • Rainforest Deforestation Essay

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    Rainforests are one of the most useful things in this world. They contribute to a lot of the world’s resources and at the moment are being taken advantage of. Based on research done by Rhett butler (Co-founder of Tropical Conservation Science), it shows that by 2013 only 81.4% of the rainforest is left. Whereas in 1970 we still had 97.6% of the world’s rainforest. By 2013, we can see that approximately 763,104 trees have been cut down. Based on the information given, we can say that in 86 years

  • Deforestation Of Rainforests Essay

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    Research shows why deforestation of rainforests happen around the world and why should we care. Introduction During this modernization era, more and more rainforests are actually disappearing from the surface of the Earth very quickly without us realizing it. Rainforests are said to be covering almost one third of the Earth’s surface providing lots of environmental benefits such as the prevention of climate change, soil conservation, preservation of biodiversity and the hydrologic cycle (Chakravarty

  • Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforests

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    Deforestation is the mass cutting down of trees, or the permanent destruction of forests. Deforestation is a world problem but is majorly found in South American countries like Brazil. The deforestation in the Brazilian rainforest first began in 1970. The rate of deforestation has only increased rapidly since then. Rain forests cover over 30% of Earth’s land. They provide massive amounts of oxygen and store carbon dioxide. Every second one and a half acres of forest is being cut down. The rate of

  • Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

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    Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest, and how it affects its species The Amazon rainforest houses at least 146 000 of the world’s known species. Flora and fauna included, this accounts for a staggering tenth of all forms of life currently existing on planet earth. It represents over half of the planet’s remaining rainforests, and spans across 5.5 million square kilometres of the South American continent. The rainforest is also the biggest natural “lung” of the earth, and is responsible for at least

  • Tropical Rainforest

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    These Tropical Rain forests are found in the most equatorial areas. Found in the most wettest and hottest areas, closest to the equator. Some Tropical Rain forests are the Congo basin in Africa, the Amazon basin in South America, and the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. Also located on islands and lowland regions. Climate: A Tropical Rain forest’s climate is typically hot and wet. Location near the equator, where it is warm. Are provided with rainfall yearround. It receives around 160 to 400 inches

  • Essay On Tropical Rainforests

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    Rainforests are forests which grow in areas of high rainfall between 250 and 450 cm. Typically, there are 2 types of rainforests – Tropical and Temperate. The least known type of rainforest is Boreal. Tropical rainforests are warm and moist that are found near the equator that receives 175 – 200 cm of rainforest annually. In contrast, temperate and boreal rainforests are found at high latitudes – northern and southern hemispheres. They occur in the temperate zone and receive heavy rainfall annually

  • Deforestation Of The Amazon Rainforest

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    The Amazon rainforest is the largest rainforest in the world and it needs to be protected at all costs. The deforestation of the Amazon not only hurts the rainforest itself and all the species in it, it could be harmful to the entire world. The Amazon rainforest is responsible for creating ¼ of the world’s oxygen and is often referred to as the “lungs of the Earth” (Deforestation 178). In addition to providing a significant amount of oxygen, the Amazon rainforest is also home to thousands of species

  • The Environmentalist: The Amazon Rainforest

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    cattle to have more space. About 20% of the world's fresh air is found coming from the Amazon Rainforest also the environmentalist are helping the Amazon a lot by letting tourist to learn about the rainforest and the donations and money they receive goes to the rain forest so they can help the amazon survive this terrible crime. The Environmentalist want to help by slowing down the clearing of the rainforest. They hold tours for tourists to learn new information about what is happening

  • Amazon Rainforest Extinction

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    “Effects of Deforestation on Biodiversity and Species Extinction in the Amazon Rainforest” Brazil’s Amazon rainforest covers one third of South America, and is the world’s largest and richest ecosystem -- home to more than half of the world’s animal and plant species. FOOTNOTE Rainforests, like the Amazon, are critically important environments in maintaining the health and biodiversity of the plant and animal species living on the planet. However, the survival of millions of species is threatened

  • Sloths In The Amazon Rainforest

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    The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest in the world. It covers 1.4 billion acres. Majority of the Amazon rainforest is located in Brazil, but it is also in the surrounding countries. Within the Amazon rainforest, 10% of the world’s known species live and 20% of the world’s bird species. There are around 2.5 million different insects and over 40,000 different species. Being part of the tropical rainforest biome, the Amazon rainforest has temperature generally around 80 degrees