Tropical Grassland (Savanna Biome): Climate, Precipitation, Location, Plants,

Tropical Grassland (Savanna Biome): Climate, Precipitation, Location, Plants,

In the prehistoric times, forests dominated the surface of the earth However, human activities such as farming and deforestation led to the proliferation of grasslands biomes. The proliferation of grassland biomes is evident by the fact they are found in pretty much every continent except Antarctica. It’s estimated that grasslands biomes cover more than 20% of…

5 Things Businesses Need to Know About Poop Pollution

5 Things Businesses Need to Know About Poop Pollution

Let’s face it. We are all a bit shy when it comes to talking about poop. However, as a recent Glastonbury festival made clear, dealing with human waste in an environmentally friendly way is an issue which businesses need to take seriously. It might feel somewhat childish to talk about poop, yet the really childish…

Temperate Grassland Biome: Climate, Precipitation, Location, Soil, Plants, Animals

Temperate Grassland Biome: Climate, Precipitation, Location, Soil, Plants, Animals

Temperate grasslands were one of the greatest biomes in the natural fauna. However, human activities over the centuries altered its composition and today; it has become one of the most endangered of all the biomes in the world. Human activities like agriculture have also destroyed and reduced the biome to such a degree that it…

Tundra Biome: Climate, Precipitation, Location, Seasons, Plants, Animals

Tundra Biome: Climate, Precipitation, Location, Seasons, Plants, Animals

The word Tundra stems from the Finnish word tunturia, which means treeless mountain tract, and that’s what characterizes this biome. Out of all the biomes existing in the world, tundra is the coldest. Although peaceful, tundra has unique and rich biodiversity. It’s cover about 10% of the earth’s surface. Scientists believe that it’s the youngest…

Chaparral Biome: Climate, Precipitation, Location, Seasons, Plants, Animals

Chaparral Biome: Climate, Precipitation, Location, Seasons, Plants, Animals

The word chaparral comes from the Spanish word Chaparro, meaning scrub oak. Chaparral biome is a relatively small yet one of the most extensive biomes in the world. It’s more extensive than the desert, the forests, and the sea shore. It’s virtually everywhere. Chaparral is created when cool water from an ocean or sea merges…

Coral Reef Biome: Location, Precipitation, Climate, Plants and Animals

Coral Reef Biome: Location, Precipitation, Climate, Plants and Animals

If you’ve ever scuba-dived or snorkeled near a coral reef, then you know that these series of small and gigantic structures are part of an interesting yet sensitive ecosystem. Coral reefs are important to marine animals as they provide them food, shelter and breeding grounds. Many think that coral reef is a composition of the…

Plastic Waste: Environmental Effects of Plastic Pollution

Plastic Waste: Environmental Effects of Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution is currently one of the biggest environmental concerns. It may seem like large amounts of plastic waste are inevitable in the world we live in, but you can help with the plastic pollution issue by being aware of its dangers and taking steps to reduce waste. The amount of garbage in the world…

Desert Biome: Climate, Precipitation, Location, Seasons, Plants, Animals

Desert Biome: Climate, Precipitation, Location, Seasons, Plants, Animals

Deserts are some of the most widespread yet unexplored biomes. They cover about 1/3 of the earth’s surface and are found in 60 of the world’s nations. The largest hot desert biome (the subtropical Sahara) stretches over 3.5 million square miles or 9 million square kilometers. However, the Antarctica, which is a polar desert, is…

Marine Biome: Location, Climate, Plants, Animals, and Types of Marine Biomes

Marine Biome: Location, Climate, Plants, Animals, and Types of Marine Biomes

Marine is the largest biome in the world. It takes up a whopping 70% of the Earth and accounts for 90% of the world’s water supply. This biome boasts more than 230 distinct species. The Marine biome is characterized by salty waters that have a lot of biodiversity making up numerous complex ecosystems. The marine…

Causes, Effects and Types of Erosion (Water, Wind, Glacier)

Causes, Effects and Types of Erosion (Water, Wind, Glacier)

When you stand at a vantage point of space, you’ll be treated to an array of breathtaking landforms. However, these beautiful pieces of nature can only qualify as landforms if nature created them. This means human-made dams, vehicles, and buildings cannot be called landforms. Mountains, hills, plains, plateaus, beaches, sea stacks and canyons all qualify…

Deciduous Forest Biome: Temperature, Climate, Location, Plants, Animals

Deciduous Forest Biome: Temperature, Climate, Location, Plants, Animals

Every animal and plant on the face of the earth relies on other living organisms to get by. The way these living organisms interact with the air, water, sun and amongst themselves is referred to as an ecosystem. Within the ecosystem, the living organisms work hand-in-hand to establish an equilibrium that enables all of its…

Coniferous Forest Biome: Temperature, Climate, Location, Plants, Animals

Coniferous Forest Biome: Temperature, Climate, Location, Plants, Animals

Across the globe, there is a wide range of plants, animals, and environment that make up biome. A biome is a large ecological area on the face of the earth consisting of plants and animals that have adapted to the environment. Biomes are typically defined by physical rather than biological factors, for example, relief, climate,…

Tropical Rainforest Biome: Climate, Precipitation, Location, Seasons, Plants and Animals

Tropical Rainforest Biome: Climate, Precipitation, Location, Seasons, Plants and Animals

The earth consists of a myriad of charming places. It’s also home to numerous plant and animal species including humans. This entire species live in completely distinct environments. These distinct environments are known as Biomes. Some of the main biomes of the world include the grassland biome, desert biome, deciduous forest biome, taiga biome, rainforest…