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rainforest

forest that occurs in tropical regions where the rainfall exceeds 254 cm per year.
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Students will know what kinds of foods and products come from rain forests.
Years ago, our dams in Luzon and Mindanao had fences of dense rain forests to conserve abundant rainfall throughout the year.
Tropical rain forests are dense groups of trees located in very warm regions with annual rainfall of at least 254 centimeters (100 inches).
The air in our homes is too dry, too dark and too hot for the best growth of rain forest plants.
In fact, pollen fossils from before the impact show that South America's dino-era forests were dramatically different from the tropical rain forests Titanoboa called home.
Wright is also concerned that overzealous concern with rain forests robs attention--and money--from other ways to fight global warming, like eliminating coal-burning power plants.
In a preservation effort, the environmental organization Conservation International is leasing 200,000 acres of rain forest in Guyana, South America, by paying the government exactly what it would have received if the area had been logged.
You can make your own rain forest and share ir with your friends.
More than half of all the living things on Earth live in tropical rain forests.
Once again our third-graders have become totally immersed in a two-month-long investigation of the tropical rain forests.
In this article, the Talking Drawings strategy is demonstrated through intermediate students' study of rain forests.
They also worry about the increasing rate of deforestation in the rain forests.