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Planet Earth - Desert Landscapes

Extracts from the BBC documentary "Planet Earth". Music is mine.
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Extracted from a professional and legit ament source, this is a short video showing that deserts aren't just one type of landscape but take many shapes and forms with different types of soils, plants, and animals.
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Primary Productivity of Biomes

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Has information over more than just deserts but is still very informative. Site has scholarly sources sited and information seems accurate
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U.S. seeks to reopen disputed Imperial Sand Dunes area to off-roaders

U.S. seeks to reopen disputed Imperial Sand Dunes area to off-roaders | Hot Desert | Scoop.it
A new federal plan for managing the Imperial Sand Dunes calls for reopening to off-road vehicles 40,000 acres that have been closed since 2000, when the site became embroiled in a legal battle...
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Article is relevant as it's related to nature, is from a credible source, and provides a parallel with human impact on the environment
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The Desert Biome

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The source is accurate, contains authority, and is very relevant to the given topic
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Net Productivity of Biomes Explained

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Credible source from university of California
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Desert - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Desert

A desert is a barren area of land where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life. The lack of vegetation exposes the unprotected surface of the ground to the processes of denudation. About one third of the land surface of the world is arid or semi-arid.

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Deserts of North America

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Introduction
North America has four major deserts: the Great Basin, the Mojave, the Chihuahuan and the Sonoran. All but the Sonoran Desert have cold winters. F
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This source serves it's purpose, is accurate, and gives detailed information on each desert for North America
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