Which of the following rain forest is known as ‘lungs of the planet’?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 weeks ago

Which of the following rain forest is known as ‘lungs of the planet’?
 
(a) The African rain forest
 
(b) The Australian rain forest
 
(c) The Amazon rain forest
 
(d) The Southeast Asian rain forest
 
The question was asked by my college director while I was bunking the class.
 
Query is from Causes of Biodiversity Losses in division Biodiversity and Conservation of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 weeks ago

Correct option is (c) The Amazon rain forest
 
For explanation: The Amazon rainforest is the world’s largest tropical rainforest and is also known as the Amazon Jungle or Amazonia. It is known as the ‘lungs of the planet’ because it harbors probably millions of species.