deserts

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A wide, open, comparatively barren tract of land with few forms of life and little rainfall. (MGH)

Related terms:
desert climateDesert climate, also known as an arid climate, is a climate that does not meet the criteria to be classified as a polar climate, and in which precipitation is too low to sustain any vegetation at all, or at most a very scanty scrub. An area that features this climate usually (but not always) ..., savannahs, desertificationDesertification is the degradation of formerly productive land. There are multiple causes and it proceeds at varying rates in different climates. Globally, desertification affects the livelihoods of millions of people who rely on what formerly productive ecosystems provided.

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ecosystemsA system of living organisms interacting with each other and their physical environment. The boundaries of what could be called an ecosystem are somewhat arbitrary, depending on the focus of interest or study. Thus, the extent of an ecosystem may range from very small spatial scales to, ...

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