Rainforests

Rainforests

Forests are categorized as rainforests based on rain fall. As such, rainforests are forests with very high levels of rainfall of about 68 to 78 inches per year. There are two main types of rainforests, which are classified based on location. These are tropical rainforests and temperate...

Deforestation

Deforestation

Deforestation refers to clearing, destroying or removing natural forests. Deforestation occurs by burning, cutting or logging depending on the method of tree clearance used. Due to increased populations, more demand for food, greater agricultural subsistence, increased exports, industrial and...