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  1. Rainforest deforestation Created and Presented by Sophia Nuñez

  2. Earth

  3. 22° North 0° 22° South Where is the Tropic of Cancer? How about the Tropic of Capricorn? The Equator?

  4. How many Rainforest can you name?

  5. Southeast Asia Madagascar

  6. The Congo

  7. The Amazon Rainforest Central America

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

  9. Deforestation Slash-n-Burn

  10. Facts • 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 • Produces 40% of earth’s oxygen • 25% of all medicines come from rainforest plants • 70% of plants with known anti-cancer properties are from rainforest • By 2050 there may be no more rainforest

  11. Friends & Neighbors

  12. Insects

  13. Birds

  14. Reptiles

  15. Other Animals

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

  17. Bibliography April 17, 2007: www.stanford.edu/.../epidemiology.htm;www.stanford.edu/.../Images/Globe.png April 17, 2007: www.uwlax.edu/.../biodiversity/global1.html; www.uwlax.edu/.../rainforest_small.gif April 17, 2007: www.enchantedlearning.com/.../Mapbw.shtml; www.enchantedlearning.com/rgifs/Rfmap_bw.GIF April 18, 2007: www.wildmadagascar.org/overview/ecosystems.html; images.wildmadagascar.org/.../masoala-0160.jpg April 18, 2007: www.mongabay.com/external/2005/03_08-ran.html; www.mongabay.org/images/borneo_river_08.gif April 18, 2007: www3.nationalgeographic.com/places/photos/pho...; www3.nationalgeographic.com/places/images/pho... April 17, 2007:www.mobot.org/hort/gardens/CLtropfor.shtml; www.mobot.org/hort/images/Clim1-1.jpg April 21, 2007: uk.encarta.msn.com/media_461536221_761567022_...; images.encarta.msn.com/.../pho/t051/T051606A.jpg April22, 2007: www.wildernessclassroom.com/www/schoolhouse/r...; www.wildernessclassroom.com/www/schoolhouse/r... April 18, 2007: www.namnewsnetwork.org/cth2.php?nn=recongo; www.namnewsnetwork.org/images/congo_national-... April 18, 2007: www.rainforestweb.org/.../; www.rainforestweb.org/.../cat/ranchocielo-sm.jpg April 22, 2007: www.inkas.com/tours/amazon/manu_4n.html; www.inkas.com/.../manu/manu_tocon_monkey.jpg April 22, 2007: www.wildherps.com/species/H.boydii.html; www.wildherps.com/.../021032_Boyd's_dragon.jpg April 22, 2007: www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/9k.html; www.physicalgeography.net/.../tropicalfrog.JPG April 22, 2007: www.korkeasaari.fi/.../elaimet/africasia2.html; www.korkeasaari.fi/.../Valkohuulikyy.jpg April 22, 2007: www.biodiversityscience.org/.../Wallacea.html; www.biodiversityscience.org/.../108836.jpg April 22, 2007: news.mongabay.com/2006/0823-umn.html; www.mongabay.com/images/2006/0401insects.jpg April 22, 2007: www.lostworldadventures.com/.../amazon.htm; www.lostworldadventures.com/.../Esaltamontes.jpg April 22, 2007: www.rainforest-alliance.org/resources/forest-...; www.rainforest-alliance.org/resources/forest-... April 22, 2007: www.tqnyc.org/NYC040913/page3.html; www.tqnyc.org/NYC040913/toucan.jpg April 22, 2007: www.rainforest.org/.../birds1/cockorock.html; www.rainforest.org/.../birds1/cockorock2_lg.jpg April 22, 2007: www.mcps.k12.md.us/.../amazonianmanatee.html; www.mcps.k12.md.us/.../Images/Mammals/manat2.jpg April 22, 2007; www.sederquist.com/critter2.html: www.sederquist.com/Images/piranha.jpg May 01, 2007; YouTube.com:www.youtube.com/watch?y=HfOgmlwzRXg