“Discovering the Incredible Biodiversity of the Amazon Rainforest: Home to Over 2.5 Million Species!”

Amazon rainforest is the world’s largest tropical rainforest and is home to 10% of the world’s known species. it covers an area of 5.5 million square kilometers and is estimated to contain 390 billion individual trees. it is also responsible for 20% of the world’s oxygen production and is the source of one-fifth of the world’s fresh water.

Amazon rainforest is found in nine countries: brazil, peru, colombia, venezuela, ecuador, bolivia, guyana, suriname, and french guiana. it is home to over 30 million people and is estimated to contain more than 2.5 million species of insects, plants, and animals. it is also home to over 400 indigenous tribes, and is estimated to contain more than 40,000 plant species, 1,300 bird species, and 2.5 million species of fish, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals.

Amazon rainforest is being threatened by deforestation, climate change, and other human activities. deforestation is caused by the clearing of land for agriculture and other development, while climate change is caused by the emission of greenhouse gases. human activities such as mining, logging, and hunting are also contributing to the destruction of the amazon rainforest. these activities are causing a decrease in biodiversity and a decrease in the amount of oxygen produced by the forest. the destruction of the amazon rainforest is a major threat to the environment and to the people who depend on it for their livelihoods.


By Evey Lovelace

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