Grasslands, Savanna, and Shrublands
These areas are known by different names throughout the world. They can look desolate, generally containing few or no trees, except in areas along rivers and streams. But they are vibrant ecosystems, and some, like the African savanna, are home to the animal kingdom's most recognizable fauna.
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They are the Earth’s pollinators. And they come in more than 200,000 shapes and sizes.
It’s a new name for a new geologic epoch—one defined by our own massive impact on the planet.
The World's Water
NG's new Change the Course campaign launches. When individuals pledge to use less water in their own lives, our partners carry out restoration work in the Colorado River Basin.
A special series on how grabbing water from poor people and future generations threatens global food security, environmental sustainability, and local cultures.