The world’s rain forests are in danger and yet they are such a vital part of the world’s ecosystem, believed to be the oldest ecosystem on earth. Learn why we need to protect rain forests.
The world’s rain forests are in danger and yet they are such a vital part of the world’s ecosystem, believed to be the oldest ecosystem on earth. They receive the highest volume of rain on the earth and the water they produce evaporates and produces rain elsewhere. So, when rain forests retreat less rain falls across the earth.
Without rain forests, out climate will change, species of animals will go extinct, including orangutans.
This infographic shows 50 Amazing Facts about Rainforests that everyone should know.
You Can Help
You can help save the rain forests and timber forests so important to our planet by buying products that are made with more sustainable materials, such as bamboo, which is easier to harvest with less impact on the land.
Think ahead when dining and pack your own food storage box. This reduces the reliance on card board, paper and plastic take away boxes which helps the environment and saves the restaurant money. Most to go boxes are not recyclable due to food contamination or they're made of plastic and both increase landfill waste.
Donate. Along with the simple steps above, consider a donation to organizations like Rainforest Foundation. You can support their efforts to save, plant new trees and help industries find alternatives. Their website has more great tips on the small changes you can do daily to help save the rainforests.
Sustainability is at the core of what we do at Rakot75. We encourage our customers to join us in making a difference.