Desert biomes are places of extremes. They include some of the hottest, driest and coldest places on Earth. They are also home to a huge variety of plants and animals that have adapted over time to survive with little access to water. Learn about some of the more unusual life forms you can find in the desert, and discover how they cope with the arid conditions. Discover what the weather is like in various deserts and find out why these biomes might be at threat from climate change.