A school project - information and pictures of amphibians, reptiles,
fish, insects and other animal species. Also includes some useful
links for both information on rainforest animals and plants, and
rainforest ecosystems and general resources
Produces a number of 'Forest Facts' sheets and maps relating to
the forests of South-East Queensland, downloadable in PDF format.
Information from the WWF.
Forest protection portal
Vast Rainforest, forest and biodiversity conservation news &
Bear Rainforest - Canada's forgotten coast
Site developed by Greenpeace, offers a virtual tour of the largest
temperate rain forest on the planet.
Rainforest Action Network
Non-profit organisation for the protection of rainforests. Information
on regions, action alert, news and views.
Images and information about plants and animals in Northern
facts for students
An excellent resource, with information on the disappearing rainforests,
the wealth of the rainforests, rainforest action, rainforest biodiversity
and a whole section on the Amazon rainforest.
World Rainforest Information Portal. Information on the importance
of rainforests, locations of rainforests worldwide, why they are
being destroyed and how they can be protected.
of the rainforest
An intersting site for younger students showing the environment
and life forms supported in each strata.
Wet Tropics -
World Heritage Area
From Environment Australia and the State Govt of Queensland. Topics
include Managing a living resource, Visiting the wet tropics, Living
Museum and Rainforest aboriginal heritage.
Types of rainforests