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Rainforests

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Forest Floor
Bottom layer of Rainforest, it is dark and humid
Emergents
Above the main forest layer. Includes very tall trees
Canopy
This is the main forest layer where many birds, monkeys and animals live
Understory
Where climbing plants can be found. Airy location
Biome
An environment of similar climate
Climate
The temperature and rainfall in an environment
Cattle
A large herd (group) of cows
Logging
Cutting down trees to make paper and wooden products
Tree trunk
The large stem of the tree
Oxygen
A colorless, odorless gas and the life-supporting component of the air essential for humans and animals.
Mining
Digging underground for minerals and metals
Miners
People who work underground with machines who look for minerals
Right
What every human being deserves no matter who they are or where they live
Responsibility
Your job to do something about it e.g do not waste water
Carbon Dioxide
A colorless, odorless gas naturally present in air by respiration and is absorbed by plants in photosynthesis.
Buttress Roots
A tree root whose upper, exposed parts project from the trunk like a buttress.

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