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2 Rainforest deforestation Created and Presented by Sophia Nuñez

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4 22° North 22° South 0°0° How about the Tropic of Capricorn? Where is the Tropic of Cancer? The Equator?

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6 Madagascar Southeast Asia

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9 Deforestation Nutrients are removed from the ecosystem Nutrients are removed from the ecosystem Soil is only good for a short period of time Soil is only good for a short period of time Grazing Grazing Burning Burning Building Building

10 Deforestation

11 Facts Tropical Rainforest covers less than 6% of the Earth’s land Tropical Rainforest covers less than 6% of the Earth’s land More than ½ of worlds plants and animal species live in tropical rainforest’s More than ½ of worlds plants and animal species live in tropical rainforest’s Produces 40% of earth’s oxygen Produces 40% of earth’s oxygen 25% of all medicines come from rainforest plants 25% of all medicines come from rainforest plants 70% of plants with known anti-cancer properties are from rainforest 70% of plants with known anti-cancer properties are from rainforest By 2050 there may be no more rainforest By 2050 there may be no more rainforest

12 Friends & Neighbors

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15 Reptiles

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17 Don’t just think locally, Think globally!! Rainforest Conservation Fund Rainforest Conservation Fund

18 Bibliography April 17, 2007: April 17, 2007: April 17, 2007: April 18, 2007: images.wildmadagascar.org/.../masoala-0160.jpg April 18, 2007: ran.html; ran.htmlwww.mongabay.org/images/borneo_river_08.gif April 18, 2007: www3.nationalgeographic.com/places/photos/pho...; www3.nationalgeographic.com/places/images/pho... www3.nationalgeographic.com/places/photos/pho... April 17, 2007:www.mobot.org/hort/gardens/CLtropfor.shtml; April 21, 2007: uk.encarta.msn.com/media_ _ _...; images.encarta.msn.com/.../pho/t051/T051606A.jpg uk.encarta.msn.com/media_ _ _... April22, 2007: April 18, 2007: April 18, 2007: April 22, 2007: April 22, 2007: April 22, 2007: April 22, 2007: April 22, 2007: April 22, 2007: news.mongabay.com/2006/0823-umn.html; April 22, 2007: April 22, 2007: April 22, 2007: April 22, 2007: April 22, 2007: April 22, 2007; May 01, 2007; YouTube.com:


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