Various Tundra Plants

Various Tundra Plants The tundra only has what would normally be considered a growing season for two months of every year. Despite the almost year round freezing temperatures, the tundra biome is thriving with a surprising variety of plant life. What you won’t find on the tundra are trees. After all, that is how it … Read more

Various Tundra Animals

Tundra Biome There are many Biomes scattered about our world. The Tundra, discovered about 10,000 years back, is the youngest of them. Around 20% of the Earth’s surface falls on this particular Tundra. The Tundra Biome is located on the Northern Hemisphere of the Earth, including Alaska, Northern Canada and Russia. This is a very … Read more

Various Tropical Rainforest Plants

Tropical Rainforest Biome : Plants The rainforest has a variety of different types of plants, many of which cannot be found anywhere else in the world. The tropical rainforests are usually found in the Central and South American regions, and their plants are split up into four different types. While the rainforests cover only about … Read more

What is Biodiversity? Its Importance and Reasons for Loss of Biodiversity?

What is Biodiversity? Biodiversity or Biological diversity is a term that describes the variety of living beings on earth. In short, it is described as a degree of variation of life. Biological diversity encompasses microorganisms, plants, animals, and ecosystems such as coral reefs, forests, rainforests, deserts, etc. Biodiversity also refers to the number or abundance … Read more

What is a Rainforest? Importance, Layers and Types of Rainforests

What is a Rainforest? A rainforest is described as tall, hot and dense forest near the equator and is believed to be the oldest living ecosystems on Earth which gets maximum amount of rainfall. As the name implies, rainforests are the forests that get very high amount of rainfall every year, more than the normal annual … Read more