Rainforest Destruction

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Rainforest Destruction

  1. Rainforest deforestation Created and Presented by Sophia Nu ñez
  2. Earth
  3. 22 ° North 22 ° South 0 ° How about the Tropic of Capricorn? Where is the Tropic of Cancer? The Equator?
  4. How many Rainforest can you name?
  5. Madagascar Southeast Asia
  6. The Congo
  7. Central America The Amazon Rainforest
  8. Deforestation <ul><li>Nutrients are removed from the ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>Soil is only good for a short period of time </li></ul><ul><li>Grazing </li></ul><ul><li>Burning </li></ul><ul><li>Building </li></ul>
  9. Deforestation Slash-n-Burn
  10. Facts <ul><li>Tropical Rainforest covers less than 6% of the Earth’s land </li></ul><ul><li>More than ½ of worlds plants and animal species live in tropical rainforest’s </li></ul><ul><li>Produces 40% of earth’s oxygen </li></ul><ul><li>25% of all medicines come from rainforest plants </li></ul><ul><li>70% of plants with known anti-cancer properties are from rainforest </li></ul><ul><li>By 2050 there may be no more rainforest </li></ul>
  11. Friends & Neighbors
  12. Insects
  13. Birds
  14. Reptiles
  15. Other Animals
  16. Don’t just think locally, Think globally!! Rainforest Conservation Fund
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