>The rate of destruction of the rainforest is about 93,000 square miles per year.
>Rainforests cover less than 2% of Earth's surface.
>It has 50% of all Earth's animals and plants.
>Nearly 121 prescription drugs comes from the rainforest.
>It produces 20% of the world's oxygen.
>At least 80% of the developed world's diet originated in the tropical rainforest.
>It takes about 10 minutes for rain to reach the forest floor.
>The 5 layers in the rainforest are the Emergent, Canopy, Understory, Shrub, and Floor.
>Less than 1% of light reaches the forest floor.