tropical rainforest

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what is a tropical rainforest?
a tropical rainforest is a hot thick forest with a huge amount of plants and trees they are normally located around the equator.
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why are rainforests located near the equator
Tropical rainforests are near the equator because the climate there is warm, very wet and constant due to the position of the sun over the equator; it's always directly overhead The plants that live there thrive in these conditions. There are only t
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why are rainforests important?
because we get wood and paper from them they also contain possible materials of a medicinal purpose they contain the most species than any other habitat
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name some major threats to the rainforest?
deforestation,burning trees for industrial uses,road building,economic development
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Rates of destruction and deforestation?
every year 13 million hectors of rainforests are going.so the rate of destruction is massive.
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what effect does the destruction have.
indigenous have to move,habitats lost,indangered species dieing
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soulutions?
make areas that are illegal to go in,national parks have a programme so that every tree you take down you plant a new one.
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