Global Warming Images
Rainforest occurs in the tropics and is the most biodiverse habitat on the planet, it has been described as the lungs of the planet. Not only do the forests produce life giving oxygen but importantly in the battle against climate change they absorb and sequestrate huge quantities of carbon dioxide. In many areas of the world rainforest has been degraded and deforested. This is something of a double whammy as not only are we releasing this stored carbon back into the system, but we are reducing the planets ability to store the ever increasing amounts of carbon dioxide that mankind is emmitting