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Rainforests

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Rainforests

  1. 1. Help Save the Rainforests! <ul><li>By: Katie Boyd </li></ul>
  2. 2. The Rainforest Is… <ul><li>Wet </li></ul><ul><li>Half the population of animals and plants live in rainforests. </li></ul><ul><li>Stop erosion </li></ul><ul><li>Very dark </li></ul><ul><li>Soil is poor </li></ul>
  3. 3. Help Save the Rainforest Because <ul><li>Supplies a lot of medicines </li></ul><ul><li>Trees soak up carbon dioxide </li></ul><ul><li>A lot of animals live in rainforests </li></ul><ul><li>We are taking BIG risks. </li></ul><ul><li>We are wasting the rainforests even though we use them. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Help Save the Rainforest By… <ul><li>Buy rainforest- friendly foods. </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase environment friendly paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Recycle as much as you possibly can. </li></ul><ul><li>Print on both sides of the paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Use washable dishes </li></ul>
  5. 5. 5 More Facts About the Rainforests: <ul><li>The Amazon Rainforest could disappear if we continue </li></ul><ul><li>We could make HUGE medical discoveries </li></ul><ul><li>We are depleting the ozone layer. </li></ul><ul><li>Earth will be washed away. </li></ul><ul><li>There will be a change in local weather and a change in Earth’s atmosphere. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Citations: <ul><li>1) Unknown. Rainforest Alliance. Unknown. http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/programs/education/kids/fact-sheet.pdf. 11-15-07 </li></ul><ul><li>2) Unknown. Save the Rainforest. Unknown. http://www.savetherainforest.org/savetherainforest_002.htm. 11-15-07 </li></ul><ul><li>3) El Bosque Nuevo. ElBosque Nuevo. Unknown. http://www.elbosquenuevo.org/tropical-rainforests.php. 11-15-07 </li></ul><ul><li>4) Unknown. Learning About Rainforests. Unknown. http://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/serve_home.html. 11-15-07 </li></ul>

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