The Native Plants of Temperate Rainforests?

Answer While the word "rainforest" conjures images of hot tropical jungles, rainforests can and do exist all over the world. A temperate rainforest is any forest in the temperate zone which receives a cer... Read More »

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What Threats Are There to Temperate Rainforests?

The large temperate rainforests of the Pacific Northwest, filled with coastal redwoods, giant sequoia, Douglas fir, and Sitka spruce, sit between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains, where ab... Read More »

What Dangers Do Temperate Rainforests Face?

The temperate rain forests are a rare ecosystem that originally covered only .2 percent of the world's surface. The temperate rainforests also have the greatest quantity of living matter per square... Read More »

Species of Medicinal Plants in Rainforests?

Plants found in the rainforest may have a direct impact on the health and well being of people around the world. Rainforests are the source of nearly half of the Earth's species of plants; 25 perce... Read More »

Carnivorous Plants of the Indonesian Tropical Rainforests?

The Republic of Indonesia spans more than 13,000 islands. This archipelago extends between Malaysia and Australia, and is rife with carnivorous plants. This has a lot to do with the soil compositio... Read More »