Tropical rainforests

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  • Life In Tropical Rainforests In The Tropical Rainforests

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    This is primarily focused on tropical rainforests. Over the years we have slowly decreased life within them. We have even cut down parts or entire rainforests to make space for certain facilities we use. This is bad for us and for all life within rainforests. We are destroying the homes of many plants and wild life as well as the air that we breath. If we continue to harvest parts of rainforests it could destroy all the life that inhabits it forever. Rainforests are in Brazil, Southeast Asia,

  • Tropical Rainforest

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    Tropical rainforests are forests with tall trees, warm climates, and lots of rain. Rainforests are typically found near the earth's equator. They receive anywhere from 60 to 160 inches of precipitation that is normally distributed evenly throughout the year. Since there is a lot of rainfall and heat, it is very humid in those areas. Humidity , however, is not a bad thing in that area. The plants and animals in the tropical rainforest survive due to rainfall and humidity helping plants thrive and

  • The Tropical Rainforest Biome In Tropical Rainforests

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    The tropical rainforest biome is an ecosystem covering around 6% of the Earth’s surface and being a home to over 50% of the plant and animal species. These environments are hot and humid all year round, with the average amount of rainfall being 250cm per year. The temperatures in a rain forest minimum tends to be around 20OC with the temperature not rising above 34OC regularly. Tropical rainforests are found spanning from both sides of the equator between the tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn

  • Tropical Rainforest Biome

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    Introduction Tropical rainforests are one of the most naturally abundant biomes on Earth. Producing almost half of the oxygen within Earth's atmosphere while only covering less than 6% of the surface. (blueplanetbiomes.org) A vast variety of water, soil, and air cater to the millions of different species living under the canopies. Deep tropical soils, large tropical rivers, and little to none air movement shape the climate of this biome. Some of the species covered in this paper are, E. Murinus

  • Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem

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    Ivy Thomas 8th Grade Mr. Stevenson Tropical Rain Forest Tropical rainforests are among the most threatened ecosystems due to large scale as a result of human activity. Habitat fragmentation caused by geological processes such as volcanism and climate change occurred in the past, and have been identified as important drivers . However, fast human driven habitat destruction is suspected to be one of the major causes of species.Tropical rain forests have been subjected to heavy logging and agricultural

  • Characteristics Of Tropical Rainforests

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    Ecosystems come in a variety of types and are found around the world. Tropical rainforests are a specific type of an ecosystem and are located near the equator. The Amazon Rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest on Earth, but despite it being the largest, it is still vulnerable to natural and human inflicted disturbances. The specific abiotic and biotic characteristics are what make it so amazing and allows it to function so well to provide natural resources such as medicinal plants and 20%

  • tropical rainforest Essay

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    3.1.1. Why does life thrive in the tropical rainforest? The tropical rainforest is very rich in water and food thus life thrives. We all know that food and water are the things that animals need the most for their survival. It also has a warm temperature due to the constant energy that the sun provides. The plants need the sunlight for the process of photosynthesis to be completed and use it to derived energy. And the plants serve as the food for some animals and these animals serve as the food

  • Tropical Rainforest Biomes

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    on the Tropical Rainforest. The tropical rainforest biome is an ecosystem that covers 6 percent of the earth. They are found all over the earth but the majority lie in South America. Tropical rainforests are defined by their hot and wet climate. The average temperature in this area is around 75 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. These areas often get up to 12 hours of sunlight due to being located on the Earths equator. Obviously, since it’s called a rainforest, it gets a lot of rain. Most rainforests get up

  • The Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem

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    Tropical rainforests contains the most diverse ecosystems of any biome, containing over half of the world’s flora and fauna species despite only covering less than 6% of the earth’s surface. Ecosystems have flourished here because of plentiful rainfall (over 100mm per year) a humid but consistent temperature (http://www.blue planetbiomes.org/rainforest.htm). All this combines to something of a nightmare to live in, especially for someone who has never experienced it before. So whether your plane

  • Tropical Rainforest Deforestation

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    Rainforests around the world were once the most popular and most talked about parts of our ecosystem. From prominent rainforests in Brazil, all the way to Costa Rica, the devastation caused by deforestation is well known and right now it seems as if the effects are to an extent ignored. It is averaged that every second, 1 and a half acres of rainforest land is cut down. It is said that a great amount of the undiscovered plants and animals will not have a chance at being discovered, the ozone

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