The 3rd in our new challenge layout catering for all aspects of nature for us nature lovers.
As you can see the title will start with the category which will make it easier for me when choosing what challenge to do next, I can see the challenges I have already run in this category.
For this challenge please add your images of FORESTS.
> A forest, also referred to as a wood or the woods is an area with a high density of trees.
> These plant communities cover approximately 9.4% of the Earth’s surface or 30% of total land area, though they once covered much more about 50% of total land area.
> Approximately 35% of the forest floor consists of dead wood a major factor in the biodiversity of forests.
> Forests play a very important role to life on earth they store carbon, aid in regulating our climate, purify water and mitigate natural hazards such as floods.
> A single tree can house more than 300 different life forms from fungi to insects and birds.
> The Amazon River Basin is home to the largest rainforest on Earth. The basin — roughly the size of the forty-eight contiguous United States covers some 40% of the South American continent and includes parts of eight South American countries: Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, and Suriname, as well as French Guiana.
> The world’s oldest living forest is Cathedral Grove, Vancouver Island in Nanaimo BC.
Vote for your favourite.
1st place winners will have their photo used as the group Avatar for a period of time.
Then 1st, 2nd and 3rd will have their photo’s permanently posted on the groups Feature Board.
1st place member will be become a featured member.
ENTRIES MUST BE ADDED TO THE GROUP FIRST OR BE DELETED FROM THE CHALLENGE.