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Some interesting facts about the savanna biome are that these landforms exist all over the world, they have typically two seasons and the soil may not be suitable for farming. Although there are savannas in South America... More »

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The natural resources in the African Savanna include a multitude of grasses, oil, uranium, platinum, diamonds, coal, gold and oil. Because the Savanna spans nearly 5 million square miles of Africa, there are different na... More »

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There are many animals in the African savanna food web, such as lions, leopards, cheetahs, impalas, warthogs, springbok, gazelle, rhinoceroses, zebra, giraffe, elephants, hyenas, vultures, peacocks and flamingos. Each an... More »

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The tropical rain forest has two seasons: a wet season and a dry season. The traditional seasons of spring, summer, fall and winter are absent in rain forests. More »

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Tropical rainforest landforms are areas that lie between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer, are covered in forest and experience a high level of rain. While many small tropical rainforests persist on Earth... More »

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The first indigenous human settlements in the Amazon Rainforest were based on a rotational form of agriculture known as swidden farming, or slash-and-burn cultivation. The indigenous Amazonians cleared a small, circular ... More »

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Desertification can be slowed or stopped by protecting the native plants in the area, slowing or stopping land use that leads to erosion, and careful use of land for grazing rather than farming. Desertification is most f... More »

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