Savannas are also called tropical grasslands and are found close to tropical rainforests. Human intervention has positive and negative consequences for this environment and the people who live there.
What type of plants have adapted to live in dry habitats, like the savanna?
Which of the following describes the soil in savanna grasslands?
Why are soils in the savanna grassland often red?
They are rich in iron
They have many red plants growing in them
They have red rock below
Which of the following is a cause of desertification?
Sea level rise
Which of the following describes the Masai of Kenya?
Why has the Masai's way of life and farming been disrupted over the past 40 - 50 years?
Commercial pressures and government policies.
How has the Serengeti National Park affected the Masai people?
They are not allowed to enter it
They have got jobs within it
They go on holiday within it
Why has there been an increase in poaching in the Serengeti National Park?
Overpopulation of animals
Overpopulation of people
Which of the following is a positive impact of tourism in the Serengeti?
Loss of traditional culture
Water cycle damage
Which of the following strategies can help to combat desertification?