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Where once mighty temperate rainforests stretched from Oregon, through Western Canada and up into Alaska, now stand a few remote strips and patches of woodlands, the diminutive remnants of the forests’ former greatness. Human exploitation and climatic change have both contributed to the rainforests’ accelerated demise, shrinking them to little less than ten square miles in area. Fortunately, wiser heads prevailed at a critical juncture and through their actions, the last remaining old growth stands have been preserved for future generations to enjoy.
The four remaining temperate rainforests are located on the Olympic Peninsula West of Read the rest of this entry »
The Art of Rain
Falling Down, pooling up,
Out of the sky, into my cup.
What is this wet that comes from above,
That some call disaster, and others find love.
The harder it falls, the less it is nice,
The colder it falls the harder the ice.
The rain has an art that I may not get,
So I stand still here and get soaking wet.
The rainy season is liked by many for its smell when Read the rest of this entry »
Where Are Rainforests
Rainforests are areas covered by a lot of vegetation. They receive a lot of rainfall and most of it range between 1700 – 200mm. They are home to over 75% of the world’s indigenous plants species. These dense areas harbor millions of plants and small insects and sometimes microorganisms that have not been discovered. They are also very crucial to researchers in the medical field looking for herbal plants to heal stubborn diseases like cancer and Aids. The forests are responsible for the discovery of the world’s best curative medicines.
Rainforests also play a pivotal role Read the rest of this entry »