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Last month in New York City, the Rainforest Alliance participated in the U.N. Climate Summit, an important prelude to the Conference of Parties meeting that will take place in Paris in December 2015, when key players will negotiate on a new climate agreement.
Although rainforests cover only 2 percent of the earth’s surface, these ecological powerhouses are critical to pretty much every aspect of the planet’s health you can imagine—including our very existence. Here are 9 facts about rainforests you should know.