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There are a multitude of ways in which people damage the rain forests, including cutting down trees, burning sections of the forest, building roads through the rain forests, polluting rivers with chemicals and flooding t...

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People living in rain forests wear many different types of clothing, including those that they make themselves out of natural fibers or those manufactured in the developed world, depending upon the tribe or village. Trib...

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People cut down rain forest trees to build roads, harvest timber, and clear land for livestock grazing, agricultural production and urban development. The poor clear forests to create subsistence farms, and large commerc...

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A count of the number of rain forests left in the world is not available, but as of 2014, rain forests account for less than 2 percent of the Earth and are habitat for 50 percent of animals and plants. Several thousand y...

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Lions are grassland animals, and although they may live in drier forests and shrubby areas, they generally do not live in jungle or rain forest habitats. The optimal habitat for a lion is the savannah, flat plains charac...

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The natural habitat of Chinese Water Dragons are permanent standing bodies of water throughout Southeast Asia, such as the banks of rivers in rain forests and swamps. They require high levels of humidity and adequate acc...

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Some medicines that come from the rain forest include theophylline, vincristine and Mevacor. Plants in the rain forest contain compounds that are used to treat dozens of diseases and disorders, including malaria, bronchi...

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