Rainforest by Christopher PackerPresentation Transcript
Amazon tropical rainforest Countries Brazil, Peru, Colombia,Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana,Suriname, France (French Guyana)
Tropical rainforestA tropical rainforest is an ecosystem type that occurs roughlywithin the latitudes 28 degrees north or south of the equator (inthe equatorial zone between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic ofCapricorn). This ecosystem experiences high averagetemperatures and a significant amount of rainfall. Rainforestscan be found in Asia, Australia, Africa, South America, CentralAmerica, Mexico and on many of the Pacific, Caribbean, andIndian Ocean islands. Within the World Wildlife Funds biomeclassification, tropical rainforests are thought to be a type oftropical wet forest (or tropical moist broadleaf forest) and mayalso be referred to as lowland equatorial evergreenrainforest.