Endangered Species in Temperate Deserts?

Answer All deserts are dry, arid areas with sparse vegetation. However, not all deserts are alike. Temperate deserts -- also called "cold deserts" -- are found in relatively moderate (temperate) regions a... Read More »

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Where are temperate deserts located?

According to the Desert Biome Project at the Department of Biology and Environmental Science at Marietta College, the world's temperate deserts are distributed primarily throughout the midwestern p... Read More »

Endangered Species Act in the UK?

The Endangered Species Act in the UK, passed in 1976, defines an endangered species and requires a permit for the import or export of any organism belonging to an endangered species.

What does"endangered species"mean?

An endangered species is any species that is threatened with extinction in a particular habitat range. The population of an endangered species is so low that the gene pool diversity is adversely af... Read More »

When did the endangered species act become law?

The Endangered Species Preservation Act became law in 1966. The original act protected native species. A 1969 amendment allowed for protection of species at risk for global extinction, and the name... Read More »