Rewind: the magical kingdom of rainforests
Written by Valentina Romano
Our world needs plants to breathe and create oxygen for us to survive. Indeed, out of the total amount of gases that compose our atmosphere oxygen is at 20.95%, which is pretty high.
As mentioned above, what brings oxygen into the air is not the human kind, neither are the different animals that populate the Earth. What creates oxygen and allows us to live, are the plants.
From the tiniest bush to the biggest forest; without greenery we would not be able to live on this planet.
Among the different types of vegetation, the biggest and most popular one on the surface of the world is the rain forest. Rain forests are called this way because they are characterized by high rainfalls, in a year, the rainfall could go over 450 centimeters! In addition to this, these forests are responsible for 28% of the world’s oxygen, so they are highly precious for the maintenance of the atmosphere.
Rain forests are not just important because of the high amount of oxygen they produce, but they are also considered to be the ‘pharmacies’ of our planet, as over one quarter of natural medicines have been discovered there.
Because of the beautiful and rich flora and fauna present in those forests, The Golden Scope thought you might want to know which ones are considered to be the most wonderful to trek in.
In other words, if you love the adventure, pick one of the following rain forests and go on an expedition to discover the wonderful world that is hidden among the lush vegetation of these places.
THE RAIN FORESTS
(All the photos are taken from Google.com, and all belong to their original owners)