By: Celine Thormann In a world full of quick-changing news, it can be difficult to remember what is going on. In the middle of August, news broke that the Amazon Rainforest, an area traditionally resistant to large fire, was on fire and had been burning for about two weeks. News of the fires spread like, … More What’s Happening in the Amazon?
1. 20% of the earth’s oxygen is supplied by the rainforest (Raintree Nutrition Inc. “Rainforest Facts”) 2. So much of the rainforest has yet to be explored; who knows what kind of medicines, sources of energy, or cures for diseases could be found there. 3. Many tribal people call the Amazon home. Destructions of the Amazon … More 10 Reasons Rainforests Deserve Protection