A desert is a barren area of land where little precipitation occurs and
consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life. The lack of
a picture of a desert Deserts cover about one fifth of the Earth's surface and occur
where rainfall is less than 50 cm/year. Although most deserts, such as the ...
Learn about desert plants, animals, and geology; learn the history of the people
and civilizations who lived and still persist in the desert biome.
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1 a : arid land with usually sparse vegetation; especially : such land having a very
warm climate and receiving less than 25 centimeters (10 inches) of sporadic ...
Desert biomes are the driest of all the biomes. In fact, the most important
characteristic of a desert is that it receives very little rainfall. Most deserts receive
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A diverse network of professionals and organizations guide, direct and drive the
Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative. The result is openness, ...
Mojave Desert Land Trust's mission is to protect the Mojave Desert ecosystem.
The purpose of the Desert Botanical Garden is to exhibit, conserve, study and
disseminate knowledge of arid-land plants of the world, with a particular