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Climate Of The Rainforest
After this summer how can anyone doubt the accumulating evidence that something major and alarming has been happening to global weather patterns?
Unprecedented monsoon weather has put vast areas of Pakistan under water and displaced some 20 million people while mudslides have destroyed whole villages and towns in China. Russia, meanwhile, is one of 16 countries that have declared this summer its hottest ever and is facing the loss of a third of its wheat crop.
A huge piece of ice has broken off from Greenland, while Niger is suffering from famine and Read the rest of this entry »
Climate Of A Rainforest
Rainforests, green biomes of the world are boon to mankind as they prevent our earth from becoming a dry desert. Rainforests are found on lofty mountains or along the seacoasts. In some parts of the world, they are widely stretched over plains or in river valleys. Rainforests are known for the greatest biodiversity on the earth, as they are home to numerous species of plants and animals. Moreover, plants and animals found in each type of rain forest are quite different. Before taking a look at the tropical rainforest climate, let us take a look at what are tropical Read the rest of this entry »
Climate In Rainforest
Rainforests own the greatest diversity of plants on earth. Though the covering area of rainforests is just about 2 percent of Earth’s surface, there exist more than 60 percent of the world’s plant types. Here are some examples in detail:
There are 170,000 of the world’s 250,000 known plant species in the rainforests.
It is estimated by scientists that rainforest contain 80 percent of the green flowering plants.
More than 750 types of trees and 1500 species of higher plants exist in just 2.5 area of rainforest.
As the world population reaches a crescendo, the need for wood in various forms has only increased. Unfortunately, the naturally occurring wood available in rainforests across the world is becoming a victim of our needs. As the world population reaches a crescendo, the deforestation of naturally occurring woodlands are falling prey to human greed. But more than ever before, rainforest deforestation is impacting world climate and becoming a huge concern for the future of the earth. Let’s find out what deforestation is, why it occurs, and how it impacts the global climate.
What is deforestation?