Stop Distruction of Rsinforests Essay

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Jessica Abel Argumantation, hr 4 Mrs. Madson 9/17/12 The U.S. Should Help Stop the Destruction of the Rain Forests The U.S. should help prevent the destruction of rain forests around the world. The rain forests have health benifits. They help us discover new things. Also they are an important part of Earth. Rain forests have many health benifits tward the U.S. According to raintree an organism that informs people about the rain forests and the destruction acessed september 16 2012, Scientists have discovered 121 percription dugs sold world wide that comes from plants from the rain forests. Also the U.S. Csancer Institute has identified 3,000 plants that are active against cancer, 70% are found in the rain forests. The plant periwinkle is the worlds most powerful anticancer drugs for children. Experts say there could even be a cure for ADIs in the rainforest. This data given shows that there are many organisms that help save the lives of people and children around the world. There is so much more to the rain forest that we don't even know about yet. Concider this scientists have a better understanding of how many stars are in the galaxy then how many spicies are in rain forests.A single rain forest reserved in Peru is home to more species of birds then the U.S. In the year 2020 scientists predict nearly 80% to 90% of rainforests will be destroyed. We are lossing 137 diffrent plant, animal, and incects everyday that is 50,000 species each year. Also the rain forest once covered 14% of the earths land but now it only covers 6% of the land. According to Erin B. Newman author of the artical Rain Forest Destruction issued in 2010. If the rainforests keep decreasing we will lose unknown speices. The governmant should not controle the rainforests. They own or control 80% of the tropical rain forests so the government can do what they want with out concidering the

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