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Most of the desert biome indeed has a very low annual rainfall, and their plant and animal species need to adapt to the heat to survive.

What Is The Semi-Arid Desert Biome?

Most of the desert biome indeed has a very low annual rainfall, and their plant and animal species need to adapt to the heat to survive. The same is true for the semi-arid desert biome, which is a sub-biome of the desert biome, an area that can be found only in the northern hemisphere.

June 20, 2020 21:00

Ammonite Fossils from the Jurassic. Image credit: Bas van der Pluijm/Shutterstock.com

Where Are The Most Fossils Discovered?

Geographic locations like deserts, rivers, mountains and badlands are all excellent locations for fossil discovery, due to high levels of erosion that occurs in these locales.

June 18, 2020 05:04

Infographic: a heat map of the population of the 50 US states.

The 50 US States Ranked By Population

The United States is the third most populated country in the world, behind China and India. To put in perspective how much higher their population is to the rest of North America, The state of California alone has 2 million more people than the entire country of Canada.

June 12, 2020 12:36

A rive flowing through a forest. Image credit: GoncharukMaks/Shutterstock.com

Here's How Rivers Are Actually Formed

Rivers may have a lifespan, although it can be a very long one, and they are formed in nature as a result of large forces at work in the environment. 

June 5, 2020 05:00

Unique and spectacular karst landforms in Yangshuo, Guilin, China.

How Are Landforms Classified?

Various land formations on Earth appear in many different shapes and sizes. We can recognize four main types of landforms: plains, plateaus, hills, and mountains.

May 30, 2020 10:46

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