What are two main threats to the organisms that live in tropical rainforests?
Threats Facing The Amazon Rainforest
- Ranching & Agriculture: Rainforests around the world are continuously cut down to make room for raising crops, particularly soy, and cattle farming. ...
- Commercial Fishing: Fish are the main source of food and income for many Amazonian people. ...
- Bio-Piracy & Smuggling: ...
- Poaching: ...
- Damming: ...
- Logging: ...
Are all tropical forests rainforests?
Are all Tropical Forests, Rainforests? Only a small percentage of the tropical forests are rainforests. To be a tropical rainforest, forested areas must: Lie between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.
What are some ways in which forests are damaged?
We are cutting down rainforests for many reasons, including:
- wood for both timber and making fires;
- agriculture for both small and large farms;
- land for poor farmers who don't have anywhere else to live;
- grazing land for cattle;
- pulp for making paper;
- road construction; and.
- extraction of minerals and energy.
How are humans affecting the tropical rainforest?
Deforestation and fragmentation, over-exploitation, invasive species and climate change are the main drivers of tropical forest biodiversity loss. Most studies investigating these threats have focused on changes in species richness or species diversity.
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