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  1. RAIN FOREST

  2. Where are Rain Forests? Central America South East Asia Congo River Basin The Amazon Madagascar The Map shows the location of the worlds tropical rainforests.

  3. Equator Rainforests are clustered around the equator an imaginary circle around the earth • halfway between the north and south poles.

  4. The Amazon Brazil, Venezuela, Ecuador, Columbia, Peru, Bolivia The Amazon jungle is the world's largest tropical rainforest. AFRICA The Congo, Madagascar Central Africa holds the world's second largest rainforest.

  5. Central America Costa Rica, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala Central America is famous for its large number of tropical birds, including many kinds of parrots. Asia India, Malaysia, Burma, Bangladesh, Java & Borneo Bangladesh has the largest area of mangrove forests in the world.

  6. AUSTRALIA New Zealand, New Guinea Many different species of animals that live in rain forest are not found any other place else in the world.

  7. What is a Rain Forest? • Closed Canopy in which the treetops touch each other, creating a shaded forest interior. • Rainfall is high and even all year long. • Rain forests are typically hot and humid. • Rain forests are found near the equator.

  8. Layers of the Rainforest

  9. Help Save our Rain Forest • Use less Paper • Use Less Gas • Use Less Plastic

  10. Help Save our Rain Forest • Eat Less Red Meat • Support companies that operate in ways that minimize damage to the environment • Educate Yourself and Others

  11. Recycle