Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Amazon - largest and most wondrous forest in the world

"Amazon11" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture

So today we are going to know about Amazon where we find what we need. This is a place where you will find all kinds of things that you want, Here you will find all kinds of essential things. If you are thinking that I talking about any E- commerce site then you are wrong. I am talking about Amazon's forest where you can get medicine for all kinds of diseases. Here we will get not only medicine but also many other essential things.

The Amazon Forest is a most largest and wondrous forest area in the world, with full of mighty rivers and green trees. This forest is extends from South America, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname to the French's Guiana. Amazon is really very important for us, because it's provide countless benefits to the world. Without Amazon the climates of entire world would be thrown off and the atmosphere would be polluted with billions of tonnes of Carbon dioxide. 10% biodiversity of the world would be lost, and we may never find medicine for many diseases. That’s why, the Amazon is an extremely important asset for our planet.

"Amazon4" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture

Many lives are depend upon this forest, For many  years, humans has used both insects and plants in this forest as a way to make medicine. The local people in the Amazon forest still do this, They used plants to cure diseases for hundreds of years and many of their findings have been applied to the more modern medicine. Only 0.5% of the plant species found in the Amazon have been used for medical studies. This means that the Amazon may hold cures for some of the many other diseases present today.

The Amazon is the world’s largest tropical rainforest. Which covering over 5.5 million square kilometres, it’s Rainforest is responsible for more than 75% of its own rainfall, which feeds nearby rivers through evapotranspiration and it helps to maintain a regional climate. The Amazon river which Running through the north of the rainforest is flowing a length of around 6,800 km and it is the second longest river in the world, after Nile river (6,650km). For many tribes  Amazon rainforest is their home and of these tribes have never any contact with the outside world!. There is also some place in Amazon's forest that has not been discovered yet and they are hidden from all the world. Every kind of animal lives in this forest, from the most poisonous snakes to the most dengerous electric eels, flesh eating piranhas, jaguars and many different types of animals living here and you will also see some of the animals specie you have never seen before. In Amazon around 40,000 types of plant, 1,300 species of birds, 3,000 types of fish and more than 2.5 million different types insects living here.

"Gonatodes humeralis" (CC BY 2.0) by sebastiandido

This beautiful forest with lots of advantages is a miracle of nature, it also referred as ‘the lungs of the Earth’. because, it takes carbon dioxide out of the air, and releases oxygen back in. In fact, more than 20% of the world’s oxygen is produced by Amazon. So, with all these quantities this forest is not only important for their local people, but also for whole world.

Amazon is a place that provides shelter to everyone. This forest does not discriminate, no matter whoever Amazon feeds everyone who is hungry. Amazon's forest is like a lifeline for the whole world, many lives are depending on it and these forest helps us in every way, so with understanding it's importance, we need to protect him and not harm him.

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