How fast are the rainforests being cut down?
Three football fields a second
People who cut down rainforests are mostly loggers and construction workers. Loggers, as the name suggests, sell timber for a living. Thus, they have to cut down trees from the rainforest to support their business. Construction workers cut down rainforests to clear land for construction of buildings.
Why dont we just plant rainforests on other planets People hate rainforests being cut down so why dont we just move them to other planets where they are safe?
Companies are cutting down the rainforests so that they can use the land for other things. Note that the rainforests are how the Earth regulates it's temperature. If global warming exists, less rainforests means less chance of the Earth being able to fix itself. the rain forest is shrinking because us humans cut down the wood for homes and other things and dont realy replant the trees.
Tropical rainforests are the areas with the most species of all types of plants and animals on earth, many of which have not yet been discovered. Tropical rainforests have an extremely thin layer of soil that is easily degraded and/or eroded if the forest around it is removed. The forest is being cut down every day for this purpose, even though agriculture only works for a few years before the soil is destroyed and the…