A tropical rain forest is a forest that is located in a region that is warm year round with tall trees. On average, between 50 to 260 inches of rain falls in a tropical rain forest each year. More »

One of the most interesting facts about the tropical rainforest is that half of the plants and animals on the planet live in these habitats and many species may still be undiscovered. Rainforests contain two-thirds of ea... 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 »

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 »

There are many abiotic factors present in the temperate deciduous forest, but some of the most common are rocks, climate, soil, sunlight, rain and temperature. The abiotic factors of an ecosystem are all the nonliving th... More »

A temperate desert is a region with less than 40 inches of rain per year, arid, hot summers, cold winters with snowfall and temperatures that average below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Tropical deserts are also arid, but they ... More »

The Rainforest Action Network indicates that about half of the world's animal species live in the rain forest. Although rainforests cover only about 6 percent of the Earth's surface, they are home to many animal species.... More »