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Rainforests: What’s so Cool About Them?

Rainforests: What’s so Cool About Them?

There are some really cool things about rainforests that you ought to know. It’s not only awe inspiring scenery; forests provide us with two of the essentials for life, oxygen and food. It is also a unique ecosystem of plants, animals, and other living and nonliving things that Mother Nature has perfected through thousands of years of evolution.  

Trees are necessary for our survival on this planet. Trees, like all plants, produce oxygen through the photosynthesis process. Beyond producing oxygen, plants are also primary producers of foods for other living things on this planet. Plants are the base of the food chain and the rest of us are, in many ways, dependent on plants for food, both directly and indirectly.

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