Tropical rainforests are competitive environments where plants must compete for space and resources. But other dangers threaten the balance and future of these important habitats.
- Tropical rainforests cover only 6% of the globe.
- However, they are home to over half of all species.
- Trees absorb water and release the excess as vapour, which rains back down.
- Due to man's destruction, rainforests are under serious threat.
Tropical rainforest covers just 6% of the globe, yet they are home to half of all species on Earth.
Tropical rainforests are found just south of the equator in Africa and Asia.
6% of Earth's land
Most biodiverse habitat on Earth
The world's largest rainforest is The Amazon, in South America, ...
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