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Rainforests and Why They Are Important

Learn about the importance of the rainforest wherever it is found. Find information on the biological and cultural diversity in the tropical rainforests, and read about why rainforests contribute to climate stability. The section on Human Needs gives information on foods that the rainforest provides as well as medicine. It also talks about how human uses of products in the rainforest can result in degradation. The featured articles highlight interesting plants and animals found in the rainforest. This is Rainforest Week, so celebrate by finding out more about this important biome.

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