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Rainforests of the world

water, fires, Earth & air

by Art Wolfe

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Published by Crown in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rain forests,
  • Rain forests -- Pictorial works,
  • Rain forest ecology,
  • Rain forest ecology -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Statementphotographs by Art Wolfe ; text by Ghillean T. Prance.
    ContributionsPrance, Ghillean T., 1937-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH86 .W64 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p. :
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL658862M
    ISBN 100609603647, 051788643X
    LC Control Number97004087

    Rainforests of the World: Teacher Manual By Deanna Holm, ISBN , pages, age level , grade level 2nd-6th. Unit Study Curriculum: Language Arts, Science, Geography, & Art. Hard copy available at Travel around the world to 5 continents and visit 7 rainforests where students will learn about hundreds 4/5(2). 1. The Importance of Rainforests. Rainforests have been called the womb of life because they are home to % of the species on Earth. Worldwide, several hundred million forest-dwelling people live in or depend on rainforests. Many of the world’s important food crops and domestic animals have been developed from rainforest species.

    Once a vast sea of tropical forest, the Amazon rainforest today is scarred by roads, farms, ranches, and dams. Brazil is gifted with a full third of the world's remaining rainforests; unfortunately, it is also one of the world's great rainforest destroyers, burning or felling more than million acres each year. Rainforests also help to maintain Earth’s climate. Scientists believe carbon dioxide is a major factor in climate change. By taking in carbon dioxide, rainforests help to reduce the effects of worldwide climate change. Rainforests are also an important home to about half of the species of plants and wildlife on the planet. Many of the species.

    Rainforests are forests characterized by high and continuous rainfall, with annual rainfall in the case of tropical rainforests between and metres (98 and in) and definitions varying by region for temperate monsoon trough, alternatively known as the intertropical convergence zone, plays a significant role in creating the climatic conditions necessary for the . Most rainforests occur in tropical regions of the world, though temperate rainforest habitat is in certain higher latitude areas of every continent. Tropical rainforests have been defined as occurring in a band around Earth between the Tropic of Capricorn (about 23° S. latitude) and the Tropic of Cancer (about 23° N. latitude), with areas in.


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