By Lauren Hauberg


- The tropical rainforest is home to aproximately 5 million different species of animals, insects, and plants which is about half of the world's 10 million species.
- 25% of the world's prescription drugs are derived of plants from the tropical rainforest.
- One and a half acres of tropical rainforests are being destroyed every second.
- Tropical Rainforests cover about 5% of the Earth.
- Tropical rainforest produce about 40% of all oxygen on Earth.