Planet Earth is a wonderful place. It is filled with surprises.Many of them are in your sight.
It was wonderful writing about Planet Earth. Read about Planet Earth in the books below…
About one-fifth of the earth is covered by deserts. But what really are deserts? Are they always hot and sandy? What do you find in a desert? Learn about the climate, plant and animal life, the people of the deserts, and much more. From the hot, dry Sahara Desert to the icy expanse of Antarctica, this book explores and brings alive the deserts of the world. Click here to buy.
Forests cover about 30% of the earth. They are the lungs of our planet, producing oxygen and absorbing carbon dioxide. They are home to a myriad variety of life both plants and animals apart from being a source of timber and other products. But what really are forests? What types of forests are found in different regions? Explore the forests of the world and their remarkable features, and learn why forests are disappearing. Click here to buy.
Rivers and Lakes
Rivers and lakes are storehouses of fresh water. They are also important habitats for fish, birds, and mammals. It is no wonder that rivers have been our lifelines since ancient times, playing an important role in the growth of civilizations. Take a cruise on the world’s greatest rivers and learn about the deepest and largest lakes. Discover the origins of rivers, their stages, the life they support, and the benefits they provide us. Also learn how these precious water bodies are threatened by human activities. Click here to buy.
About 30% of our earth is covered by mountains, which are home to unique plants and animals. But what are mountains and how are they formed? What can we find in a mountain? How do mountains affect the climate? Explore the mountains of the world and learn about the plant and animal life, the vegetation, the people, and how climate change is posing a danger to mountainous regions. Click here to buy.
The poles are not just vast expanses of snow and ice. They support unique plant and animal life including penguins, polar bears, caribou, and many rare birds like the Arctic tern. The poles are rich in minerals, including oil and gas. Besides being storehouses of fossils, they are natural laboratories, where scientists conduct research on climate. Explore the two poles and discover the surprises hidden in their icy landscape. Also learn about how these fragile regions are threatened by pollution and climate change. Click here to buy.
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