What are Rainforests?
00:00 - 03:18
3m 18s

This clip provides an overview of rainforests. It describes their age, unique characteristics, importance to the Earth's overall ecosystem, and importance to modern medicine. It also discusses the recent threat to these habitats: deforestation due to modern industry demands.


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