Why Rainforests must be Cut Down?
Rainforests are forests that have warm temperature all year – the temperature varies between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit with very little changes, therefore these forests are humid. These forests are also home to approximately 50% of the plant and animal species and to numerous indigenous groups. They cover approximately 7% of earth’s surface and comprise the richest diversity of flora and fauna. The plants influence the weather on earth by absorbing carbon dioxide, discharging oxygen, as well, they help to prevent the greenhouse effect and at the same time help to fight pollution.1 Rainforests are not only beneficial regions for animals and plants who live there, but also for human beings. However, rainforests are also advantageous when they are cut down. For example, from cutting down the rainforests, people all over the world are exposed to many valuable and necessary items, such as – paper, lumber and rubber. This is so because wood pulp is needed all over the world for manufacturing paper, lumber is needed for furniture and building, rubber is needed for industries – tires, shoes, balloons, glues.…
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