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Adaptation

Dense tropical rainforest

Tropical Rainforest Biome

Learn about the location, plants, animals, human impacts and conservation of tropical rainforest biome.

African savanna

Savanna Biome

Learn about the location, plants, animals, human impacts and conservation of the savanna biome.

Monument Valley, Arizona

Desert Biome

Learn about the location, plants, animals, human impacts and conservation of the desert biome.

Wild elk in boreal forest, Banff National Park

Boreal Forest/Taiga Biome

Learn about the location, plants, animals, human impacts and conservation of the boreal forest/Taiga biome and meet Anne-Claude Pépin who is a fire management technician.

Frobisher Bay near Baffin Island

Arctic Tundra Biome

Learn about the location, plants, animals, human impacts and conservation of the arctic tundra biome.

guppies

Why are Guppies so Diverse?

Different members of a species can have different traits. You can see this in a species found at your local pet store - guppies!

Woodpecker on a tree

Do Woodpeckers Get Concussions?

Pecking puts a lot of force on a woodpecker’s brain. But scientists think woodpecker bodies are adapted to help keep them from being injured during pecking-related collisions.

fossil plants and animals

Why Scientists Believe in Evolution

Scientists have accumulated so much evidence in the theory of evolution that it is one of the most widely-accepted theories in science.