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synonyms for savanna

  • grassland
  • plain
  • savannah
See also synonyms for: savannas
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Fires in northern and central Australia’s dry, grassy savannas are seen as more climate neutral because the grasses can regrow more quickly, he says.
AUSTRALIAN FIRES IN 2019–2020 HAD EVEN MORE GLOBAL REACH THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHTCAROLYN GRAMLINGSEPTEMBER 15, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The tallgrass prairie of the Great Plains or the tropical savanna in the Cerrado of Brazil, by contrast, are natural grasslands full of life.
GRASS IS GOOD. LAWNS ARE TERRIBLE.BENJI JONESSEPTEMBER 10, 2021VOX
Currently, protected areas cover only about 8 percent of grasslands and savannas, according to his paper, compared with roughly 18 percent of forests.
GRASS IS GOOD. LAWNS ARE TERRIBLE.BENJI JONESSEPTEMBER 10, 2021VOX
The Cerrado savanna is one of Brazil’s most ecologically diverse regions.
THE JOY OF IDLE LIVINGSOHINI DAS GUPTAAUGUST 29, 2021OZY
Worse, wildfires are pushing the Amazon toward a dangerous tipping point that, some scientists say, could turn large swaths of the forest into a dry savanna.
FIRES IN THE AMAZON ARE OUT OF CONTROL. AGAIN.BENJI JONESAUGUST 27, 2021VOX
When wild areas, like forests or savannas, are eliminated, the species living there will migrate.
FLESH-EATING PARASITES ARE ON THE RISE IN THE USPURBITA SAHAJUNE 22, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
After some perseverance in watching from the spot they had selected, they saw, one evening, camp fires far out on the savanna.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
Beyond it stretched a savanna, where our pilot told us we should find abundance of small birds.
IN THE WILDS OF FLORIDAW.H.G. KINGSTON
It was my first savanna sparrow's nest, whether eastern or western.
BIRDS OF THE ROCKIESLEANDER SYLVESTER KEYSER
The jabiru, the largest bird in Guiana, feeds in the marshy savanna through which you have just passed.
WANDERINGS IN SOUTH AMERICACHARLES WATERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO SAVANNA

  • campo
  • field
  • llano
  • pampas
  • pasture
  • plain
  • prairie
  • range
  • savanna
  • steppe
  • sward
  • swarth
  • veldt
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