"Within four square miles of tropical rainforest, you will find 1500 flowering plant species, 750 types of trees, and many of these plants can be helpful in combating cancer".
"There are a lot of different types of animals that can be found in the rainforest, and most of them cannot live anywhere else because they depend on the environment of the rainforest for their most basic needs".
"Did you know that rainforests are vital to our survival? 25% of medicines come from plants found ONLY in a tropical rainforest and they also provide 20% of the oxygen that we breathe!"
When it comes down to it, it is really important to preserve our world’s rainforests. If you think about how much of an impact the rainforests actually have on our life, even if we don’t live anywhere near a rainforest, you will really see the importance of keeping them around. There are hundreds of other interesting facts out there about rainforests that may surprise you as well. If you haven’t taken any time to learn about the rainforest, then most of this information may actually be new to you. If you have learned about it, whether from school or other sources, then you may know most of this information, if not all of it.