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The rainforest is about life. Rain forests are wooded areas that receive more than 78 inches of rainfall a year and have temperatures that never reach freezing; the ecosystem that houses the largest amount of biodiversity on the planet.
Here are some interesting facts about the tropical rain forests:
1. In the tropical rainforest, a high percentage of plant families, genus and species are located in the canopy.
2. The tropical rainforest canopy experiences more drastic changes in temperature and humidity than the majority of hot deserts.
In today’s world, humans are making great strides toward saving wildlife and the forests in which they live. In an effort to educate and promote environmental awareness, humans need to utilize eco-friendly products that ensure the protection of rain forest deforestation. A universal effort to protect our forests has lead the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) to provide certification to products and company’s who operate to protect one of our world’s most delicate eco-systems.
Using eco-friendly product can be effective in promoting environmental awareness. These FSC certified products are backed by the manufacturer’s dedication to the environment. Read the rest of this entry »
Tropical rainforests, as the name suggests, are forest areas found near the equator. For proper functioning of an ecosystem, energy is transferred from one organism to another. In an ecosystem, the energy pyramid is defined as the graphical representation of this energy flow from one trophic level to another. Similar to the food pyramid, the lower the level in an energy pyramid, the more is the population of the particular group in that level. Let’s take a look at the energy pyramid for the tropical rainforest.
Tropical Rainforest: Energy Pyramid Explained
Common Names: Mango, an lo kuo, anbah, manga agaci, manga, mangot fil, mangot, manguier, mamuang, aangga, merpelam, pelem
General Description: The mango is world-renowned as the apple (or peach) of the tropics. Both the tree and its fruit are labeled mango. It is a native of Burma and Eastern India, and is one of the most commonly eaten fruits in tropical countries around the Read the rest of this entry »