Species diversity in tropical rainforests © Siemens Stiftung 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Species diversity in tropical rainforests

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Information sheet:
Why is there such a great variety of species in tropical rainforests, and why are they threatened?

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2019-04-26
The text provides information on the reasons for the species diversity in tropical rainforests. In addition, it presents the predictions of two well-known entomologists and biologists on how severely the species diversity in tropical forests will decline in the future.
Information sheet
Biology; Geography
Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school
Endangered animal species; Endangered plant species; Rainforest; Species protection
Siemens Stiftung Media Portal
Dr. Tom Deutschle for the Siemens Stiftung using material from: MediaHouse GmbH
© Siemens Stiftung 2016
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