Discover how the destruction of the rainforest impacts ecosystems, and begins a cycle that contributes to global warming.
- Forests are home to 70% of Earth's land animals and plants.
- Forests are felled for fuel, industry and land for agriculture.
- Deforestation destroys habitats and kills plants that could be used in medicine.
- Trees are vital for life on Earth and affect the ecological balance of the whole planet.
Forests cover almost a third of the Earth's land.
They are home to 70% of Earth's land animals and plants.
But these habitats are disappearing, fast, in a process called deforestation.
Trees are felled for fuel, and to make products like furniture and paper.
While farmers burn forests to clear land for crops ...
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