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Rain Forest

A forest that receives at least 68 inches of rain per year. Rain forests are responsible for a large proportion of Earth's oxygen turnover, and are home to numerous plant and animal species. Environmental degradation has threatened the future of rain forests, and various governments have taken steps to protect them.
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There will also be a zip wire offering a bird's eye views of the environment, as well as a rainforest spa, offering hydrothermal treatments among rock pools and steam baths.
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Rainforest Cruises, a travel company that specialises in Amazon river cruises, launches a new mobile responsive, user-friendly, interactive website with a cruise compare feature that allows users to easily check off and compare their selected cruises side-by-side.
Northern rainforest regions are expected to retain climate suitable for rainforest vegetation, while rainforest vegetation southward may lose preferred climate.
Dagoba Organic Chocolate announced that its complete line of USDA Certified organic chocolate products will be made with cocoa beans from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.
Ask your teacher and classmates to create an activity with you to raise money for a foundation that protects the rainforest.
As well as protecting the rainforest, Sky Rainforest Rescue aims to help improve the livelihoods of families living in the area, preserve natural habitats for threatened species and tackle climate change by cutting greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation.
She wrote: "Thank you very much for sending us your Rainforest SOS messages.
Environmentalists also point out that a quarter of our modern pharmaceuticals are derived from rainforest ingredients, but less than one percent of the trees and plants in the tropics have been tested for curative properties.
A rainforest is made up of many layers, which helps it function as an ecosystem.
A spokesman for tourism body Visit Wales said yesterday a senior investment analyst had met with representatives of the developers, Rainforest Ventures, to discuss the project.
AN oasis of tropical rainforest could be set to spring up next to Wales' first film studio, creating a total of 300 jobs.