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How many trees are cut down in the amazon a day? i really need to know... =)
if you know how many a minute, second, year...ect.
that would be great!!!!!

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The Amazon rainforest contains the largest collection of living plant and animal species in the world(1.2 billion acres). The diversity of plant species in the Amazon rainforest is the highest on Earth. It is estimated that a single hectare (2.47 acres) of Amazon Amazon rain forest contains about 900 tons of living plants, including more than 750 types of trees and 1500 other plants. The Andean mountain range and the Amazon jungle are home to more than half of the world%26#039;s species of flora and fauna; in fact, one in five of all the birds in the world live in the rainforests of the Amazon. To date, some 438,000 species of plants of economic and social interest have been registered in the region, and many more have yet to be catalogued or even discovered.
unfortunately, it is also one of the world%26#039;s great rainforest destroyers, burning or felling more than 2.7 million acres each year. More than 20 percent of rainforest in the Amazon has been razed and is gone forever.
Between 1991 and 2000, the total area of forest lost in the Amazon rose from 415,000 to 587,000 km², an area twice the size of Portugal, with most of the lost forest becoming pasture for cattle.

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thank you so much!
i need as much information as possible.
so if anyone know any information about the amazon rain forest... please let me know =)

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