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Boreal Forest Biome

established the Kleercut campaign against Kimberly-Clark in order to prevent the destruction of the Boreal forest (Kleercut campaign, 2009). Kimberly-Clark is the world’s largest manufacturer of tissues; their most prevalent brand being Kleenex. Accusations were made against Kimberly-Clark noting that the virgin fiber used in its product is derived from wood pulp from the ancient trees of the Boreal. Sometime throughout the duration of the Kleercut campaign, an advertisement was released. This...

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Biomes

Biomes Tropical Rain Forest & Boreal Forest Locations Tropical Rain Forest Tropic of Capricorn- 23.5° S latitude • Amazon Rainforest – Latitude above 15°N Boreal ForestBoreal Taiga- 50° N latitude • Boreal Siberia- 34°N Latitude Abiotic Factors Tropical Rain Forest • Weather, climate, rain, sunlight, clouds, and soil is very poor in these areas. The Amazon river rises a lot its water is absorbed in plants for nutrients. Boreal Forest • Weather, Climate, and soil...

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Biomes

NAME:_________________ HOUR:________ BIOMES TEST ***(you may use your OWN notes….staple them to your test when you are done!!!) TRUE OR FALSE. Answer each of the questions T or F. CORRECT the FALSE statements to make them TRUE!!! T F Large amounts of original grasslands still exist in North America. T F Some of the world’s fastest predators are found in the Taiga. T F Burrowing animals would be common in the Grasslands. T F Grasses are the major plant type of the...

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Rain Forest Biome

Rain Forest Biome Table Of Contents Climate The Four Levels of the Rainforest. Plant Life Animals Have you ever been to a rainforest? Well knows your chance for a limited time offer since many rainforests are disappearing see them now. Let me explain the wonderful reasons why you would want to go to the rainforest. Think about it. Imagine a foggy forest with birds churpping and monkeys calling. Also you would get to see very rare plants and trees. All this and more when you come to...

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Coniferous Forest

ever heard of ‘coniferous forest’? Now, I am going to talk about the interesting facts about the coniferous forest (also called 'taiga' or 'boreal forest'). The coniferous forest is mainly in the northern hemisphere, and some in the southern hemisphere. It is mostly in North America (US), Canada, Europe and Asia. The coniferous forests are usually in cold places. Did you know that the average temperature in the coniferous forest is below freezing? In the coniferous forest, winter and summer are the...

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Marine Biome

A biome, also known as life zones, consists of all plants, animals, and other organisms, as well the physical environment in a particular area. A biome is characterized by its’ plant life, climate, and location. The climate and physical features determine the boundaries of a biome. A biome is made up of many different ecosystems. The ecosystems tend to have the same pants and animals as neighboring biomes around the boundaries. The major biomes are the tundra, taiga, tropical rain forest, temperate...

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Coniferous vs Deciduous Forest

3 Lesson 4 – Peer Review Professor Karen Lawler June 28, 2012 I. Deciduous Forest A. General Classification of Deciduous 1. Regions 2. Growth 3. Vegetation B. Animal species inhabitants 4. Birds 5. Mammals 6. Insect 7. Reptile C. Climate 8. Precipitation 9. Sunlight II. Coniferous Forest D. General Classification of Coniferous 10. Regions 11...

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Biomes Biology

Biomes 29/11/2012 AD Taiga or Boreal forest The Taiga is an area of coniferous forest that is the largest land Biome as it makes up 29% of the forest cover of the world. It constitutes most of inland Canada, Alaska and northern US states, most of Sweden, Finland and Norway, lowland and coastal areas of Iceland, Russia: from St. Petersburg to the Pacific ocean including most of Siberia, northern Kazakhstan, northern Mongolia...

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Forest

Temperate forests correspond to forest concentrations formed in the northern and southern hemisphere, or in temperate regions. Main characteristics include: wide leaves, large and tall trees and non seasonal vegetation. Temperate forests can be further distinguished by weatherpatterns and geographical features that favor the predominance of certain kinds of trees. In temperate coniferous forests, evergreen coniferspredominate, while in temperate broadleaf and mixed forests, a more even distribution...

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PSS Biomes Test

PSS - Test 1 - Biomes Are plants important for humans? -food, clothing, shelter, aesthetics, health - oxygen; captures energy from the sun - absorption of contaminants from air, soil, & water -medicines, cosmetics - erosion control - web of life Where do plants grow? -natural plant systems -human cultivated systems Natural plant systems -areas where plants grow naturally -ecosystems; many different types occur on Earth -natural systems are beneficial for humans (ecosystem...

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