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Is a single stable planetary ecosystem even possible? [duplicate]

Think of some famous outside-of-the-solar-system planets from say, Star Wars. Tatooine. Hoth. They all have something in common: No matter where you land, the landscape is pretty much the same: on ...
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Are single-biomed planets (like in *Star Wars*) possible? [duplicate]

I know this may seem like an obvious no, but with the newest Star Wars movie just released, there is a mineral-rich planet called Crait which I have seen make a few debates about whether or not this ...
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How would it be possible to have a world of mostly jungle? [duplicate]

Recently I was making planets again and I was wondering if it was possible to have a world consist of mostly jungle and rain forest biomes. Also with that I was wondering what would need to be the ...
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Is it possible to have a planet with just one climate? [duplicate]

There are a number of games who depict planets as one general climate such as Desert or Tundra for example. I know that games only do this to save time and money and obviously, this is not evident on ...
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Worldwide climate [duplicate]

Is it possible for an entire planet to have the same climate? So lets for example say an entire world with a northern european (scandinavian) climate and accompanying geography. (No deserts, no ...
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Are Planets with mainly one climate Biome Plausible? [duplicate]

So i'll start by saying it feels like a somewhat stupid question in the sense that the answer is no, but im wondering if (for back story of races in a story) its realistically possible for a planet to ...
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Are “planet of hats” realistic?

Planet of hats is the name of a trope where all inhabitants of a planet share a defining characteristic, of which there are many sub-tropes like environment or economy. I'd like to focus on the ...
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Single biome (hot) desert planet, possible?

I have the below snippet describing a planet in a (hard) sci-fi setting. This harsh planet has some human settlers, who can survive the climate in light weight environmental suits. The planet is a ...
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European Dragon VS Asian Dragon, who wins? [closed]

My recent interest in the anatomy of dragons, took a turn into imagining an epic fight between two legendary creatures : the European Dragon and the Asian Dragon. Two relatives from the same family ...
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A cold desert planet

I know that by definition, a desert implies a lack of water and, as such, makes it very hard for living things to survive there. In the story I'm writing, the characters come across a planet that is ...