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11/06/2014
World Environment Day 2014
World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June and was established by the United Nations General Assembly to raise global awareness and to encourage actions to protect the environment.

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What is an ecosystem
The climatic regions of the Earth gave origin to a large variety of...
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Coral Reef
The seas of the tropical regions, where the water temperature...
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Desert
Deserts occupy one third of the surfaces above the water level...
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Temperate Forest
The areas in the middle latitudes are characterized by four...
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Rain Forest
Generally, near the equator, in the evening, heavy storms...
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Mediterranean Scrub
This type of environment is characterized by warm dry summers...
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Savannah
The savannah environment is in the tropical and in the equatorial zones...
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Steppe
We are in Central-Eastern Europe and Central Asia...
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Taiga
The strip nearest to the temperate zones, in Eurasia and in North America...
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Tundra
The limit for arboreal vegetation, the trees are bare on the side...
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