Why we need rainforests

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Every forest is important because it is the home of many plants and animals and it gives to us the oxygen we need to survive.

However, among the others, rainforests are particularly important. These majestic jungles across the world are so-called because  it rains very often there and the climate is warm and humid. They exist in Asia, Africa, Oceania and America. The most famous one is the Amazon rainforest, in South America. Continue reading

Why is climate changing?

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The Earth’s climate is constantly changing, even if you might not notice it.

When people talk about current climate change, they are mostly saying that the Earth is getting warmer because of heat-trapping gases added to the atmosphere. These gases are produced by burning fossil fuels- for example coal, petroleum and natural gas- or by other human activities and are called greenhouse gases.

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