United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Convention on Biological Diversity

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

United Nations Forum on Forests

The Nature Conservancy

Conservation International

Planet Ark: Reuters Environmental News Service

Grist: Environmental News

International Emissions Trading Association

CIDE Forestry Advisors Network. Deforestation: Tropical Forests in Decline

Safe Climate offers further links on climate change

Mongabay: easy to read, up-to-date information on tropical forests

Fun Links for Students, Educators, and the Kid in All of Us

Stop Global Warming

Want to do something about climate change?  This site shows you how—and includes fun features like celebrity advocacy and global warming cartoons.


The Rainforest Action Network presents great information and too many fun activities to count!

Journey into Amazonia

PBS takes you on a virtual journey into the tropical forests of South America.

Learning about Rainforests

This is a wonderful site to explore if you’re writing a report or want to quiz your knowledge of tropical forests.

The Rainforest Biome

What is a rainforest, anyway?  Enter here to find out!


Want to play an ecotourism game?  Are you just itching to know more about South America’s tropical forests?  Either way, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy at this site.

Passport to Knowledge: Rainforests

Lots of great information about tropical forests.

Photo Essay of Tropical Forests

What does a tropical forest look like?  Go here to find out!

Quick Facts from Nature Works

Some useful tidbits about tropical forests.

Teaching Curriculum

Great resources for teachers—bring the rainforest into your classroom!

More Resources

This site contains a well-organized set of tropical forest links.  If you haven’t found what you’re looking for in the links we’ve provided, you’re likely to find it here.