Have you ever heard of a rain forest? Rain forests are important because they help clean the air we breathe and they provide invaluable resources like plants that are used in medicines and in a variet y of foods and spices. Read the Connections section to learn more about how rain forests are connected to the environment.
In Where in the World, we invite you to visit the country of Belize, which has lush tropical vegetation, interesting animals and some great waters in which to raft.
In fact, in What's It Like to Be... I talked to environmentalist Sean Ahlum, he has a lot of great ideas about how each and every one of us can make a difference and help take care of the Earth and keep it healthy.
Speaking of being healthy, check out Kidsville Kitchen for fun ideas about keeping our bodies in tip-top shape.