Green Giants: Rainforests Of The Pacific Northweat (Earth Care Books) : We've all heard about the tropical rainforests and how they are being cut down. Because of this, precious animals and plants are disappearing and the climate of the world is changing. Now you can find out about the other rainforests - the ones in our own backyard. All down the Pacific Northwest coast of North America, from Alaska to Oregon, lies a band of temperate rainforests just as valuable as the ones in the tropics. These ancient forests, too, are vanishing. Because of clear-cut logging, the environment of the area is changing for the worse. Find out about North America's green giants - why they are so special, why they are in danger, and what we must do to save them, before it's too late.