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  • Created on: 19-05-17 20:58
what are the five layers of the rainforest
emergents, canopy, under canopy, shrubs, forest floor
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why is the soil in the rianforest red
becuase all of all the oxides from the iorn and aluminium
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what is it called when minerals are washed out of soil
leaching
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How do humans use rainforests
logging, ranching, mining, rubber tapping, tourism and farming
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what are the social issues about the rainforest
the indigenous people are left homless, killed or introduced to diseases
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what are the enviromental issues about the rainforest
can influence global warming, animal habitats are destroyed
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what are the political issues about the rainforest
lots of people cant agree about what should be done with the rainforest
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what climate do rainforests have
hot and wet equatorial climate
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why does the rainforest grow all year round
it does this becuase there is no set seasons
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what is biodiversity
a place where lots of the worlds species live
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what are the five main reasons for deforestation
farming, mineral extraction, comerical logging, population pressure, road building
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what happens to the animals if the tress get cut down
many seices will become extinct becuase they have no food or habitat
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how can we keep sustainable managment
selective logging, replanting, reducing demand for hardwood, education, reducing debt, protection, ectourism,
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