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The Earth's rainforests have been given well-deserved nicknames, such as "lungs of the planet" and "cradles of biodiversity." Tropical rainforests cover no more than about 6 percent of the planet, yet one of the Earth's ...

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The Amazon rainforest is located in northern South America, in the country of Brazil. It covers 2,300,000 square miles and makes up about 40 percent of the geographic area of Brazil.

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Although there is no properly quantified population count for the Amazon rainforest area, there are around 20 million indigenous people living in the eight countries that make up the Amazon region; roughly two thirds of ...

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Some names of rainforests include the Southeast Asian Rainforest, Daintree Rainforest, Valdivian Temperate Rainforest, Congon Rainforest and Amazon. Some of these rainforests are not as dense as they used to be because o...

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Countries that have rainforests include the United States, Mexico, Belize and Indonesia. Other countries that have rainforests are Cameroon, Burma, Malaysia and the Philippines. Australia and Papua New Guinea also have r...

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Venus, the second planet from the sun, is only a bit smaller than Earth. Venus was named after the Roman goddess of beauty and love and is the only one of the major planets named after a female deity.

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Observed from space, the United States is the brightest country on the brightest planet in the Solar System because Earth's water makes it the brightest planet and the United States is abundant in artificial lighting, es...

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