South (Latin) America Terms 2019
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A tropical forest, usually of tall, densely growing, broad-leaved evergreen trees in an area of high annual rainfall; 54% in Amazon!
rain forest destruction
rain forest are being cut down for the production of timber, farming and to raise livestock
Rain forest benefits
produce a majority of the Earth's oxygen, remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere
a species that no longer has any known living individuals.
Plants used for medicine; 25% of our medicines come from rain forest plants
native people; descendants of the people who first lived in a region
Destruction of forests
farming, cattle ranching, grazing cattle, lumber(building homes...), heating homes/cooking
Ship canal cut across the isthmus of Panama by United States, it opened in 1915.
The language of the Romans
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