~Epiphytic Tropical Blueberry Plant~
• Rainforests provide us with oxygen, help maintain our climate, and give us essential foods and medicines.
• A twenty-five acre plot of rainforest in Borneo may contain over seven hundred species of trees—a number equal to the total tree diversity in all of North America.
• An average of one in four purchases from all drugstores contains compounds derived from various rainforest plant species
• More than 50% of the world's plant and animal species
inhabit rainforest areas.