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Did you know? Tropical #rainforests are home to over 1/2 the world's species & millions of human beings: #forestfact

Did you know? Tropical #rainforests are home to over 1/2 the world's species & millions of human beings: #forestfact

"Tropical forests" encompass the idyllic rainforest, the remote cloud forest, and the lesser-known but equally endangered dry forest, pine savanna and much, much more. They are not one ecosystem, but millions of unique ecosystems. Tropical forests are both the fearsome Jungle of our fantasy and the fertile Eden of our myth. They are the central nervous system of our planet -- a hotbed of evolution, life and diversity. Tropical rainforests are home to over half the world's species, all squeezed into a narrow strip of equatorial land. They are also home to millions of human beings that have been a part of forest ecosystem for thousands of years. Together, tropical forests form a gallery of the most beautiful, awe-inspiring places and creatures on Earth. Since the beginning of history, humans have relied on tropical forests. The "jungle" provided our ancient ancestors with a ...

Full article: http://rainforest-alliance.org/kids/facts/tropical-forest

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