Human Impact

On The Desert Biome

How are Humans Impacting the Desert?

Humans have the ability to affect the Desert biome in a Negative way.

  • Mining in the desert will harm the ecosystem. Mining can disrupt homes and habitats.
  • Using the Earth's short supply of water. Lack of water will wipe out many species.
  • Humans riding vehicles on the desert can damage the plants and pollute the soil.
  • Damage caused by roads and the building of businesses. Construction will also damage the ecosystem.