Desert Region (image) Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Caption Arid regions are sensitive to climate change. However, some plants seem to benefit from the extreme living conditions and even thrive. Credit Roberto Salguero-Gómez Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.