Helpful links

Biome Portfolio Project – websites

General

http://www.thewildclassroom.com/biomes/index.html

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/world_biomes.htm

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/

http://www.mnh.si.edu/mammals/pages/where/index.htm

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/index.php

http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/biome_main.htm

http://globalis.gvu.unu.edu/

Biome Region Websites
Polar Ice Arctic http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/

http://www.saskschools.ca/~gregory/arctic/Awildlife.html

 

Antarctic http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/warnings/almanac.html

 

Tundra Northern Canada http://ths.sps.lane.edu/biomes/tundra3/tundra3.html

 

Northern Russia http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/oct/20/arctic-tundra

 

Boreal Forest/ Taiga Canada/ Alaska http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/learningresources/theme_modules/borealforest/index.html

http://www.borealforest.org/

http://www.nrdc.org/land/forests/fboreal.asp

 

Russia http://www.borealforest.org/world/rus_mgmt.htm

http://assets.panda.org/downloads/russia_forest_cc_final_13nov07.pdf

http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/boreal.htm

 

Grassland

– temperate

N. America http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/grassland-profile/
Asia – southern Russia/ N. Mongolia and N. Kazakhstan http://www.eoearth.org/article/Mongolian-Manchurian_grassland

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/12/081228193530.htm

 

Grassland

-tropical

Africa http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/AfricanSavanna/default.cfm

 

Australia http://www.savanna.org.au/mg/index.html

 

S. America – Brazil http://www.earthwatch.org/europe/expeditions/exped_research_focus/rf-silveira111.html

http://www.nature.org/wherewework/southamerica/brazil/work/art5082.html

 

Temperate Deciduous

Forest

Canada http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep8c.htm

http://www.canadianforestry.com/html/forest/forest_regions_e.html

 

China http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/ne_asian_decid_forest.htm

http://www.worldwildlife.org/wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/pa/pa0430_full.html

 

 

 

Temperate

Deciduous

Forest

Korea or Japan http://www.worldwildlife.org/wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/pa/pa0413_full.html

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/ne_asian_decid_forest.htm

http://www.eoearth.org/article/Central_Korean_deciduous_forests

 

Europe http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/european_decidous_forest.htm

 

Tropical Rainforest S.America – Brazil/Amazon http://www.worldwildlife.org/what/wherewework/amazon/index.html

http://rainforests.mongabay.com/amazon/

 

Africa – Congo http://rainforests.mongabay.com/congo/

http://www.conservationpark.org.uk/congo-tropical-forest

http://www.worldwildlife.org/what/wherewework/congo/

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7838659.stm

 

India http://www.wild-india.com/Habitates/forest.html

 

China – in the south http://news.mongabay.com/2008/0303-tcs_hua.html

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/se_asian_rnfrst.htm

 

Australia North/East Coast http://www.arf.net.au/australias_rainforests.html

 

Indonesia/Thailand

/Vietnam/Malaysia

/Cambodia etc.

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/se_asian_rnfrst.htm

http://www.eoearth.org/article/Tropical_Rainforest_Heritage_of_Sumatra,_Indonesia

 

Caribbean http://www.fs.fed.us/r8/caribbean/

http://rainforests.mongabay.com/20carib.htm

Temperate Rainforest British Columbia http://www.savespiritbear.org/project/inland/TheInlandRainforest.html

http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/temprain.htm

 

New Zealand http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/ecoregions/newzealand_temperate_forests.cfm

http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/temprain.htm

 

Chile http://botany.si.edu/projects/cpd/sa/sa45.htm

http://www.nature.org/wherewework/southamerica/chile/work/art5116.html

 

Desert Africa – Sahara http://www.eoearth.org/article/sahara_desert

 

Australia – Great Sandy http://www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/aa/aa1304.html

http://www.anra.gov.au/topics/rangelands/overview/nt/ibra-gsd.html

 

Middle East – Arabian http://www.worldwildlife.org/wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/pa/pa1303_full.html

 

S.America – Atacama http://www.extremescience.com/zoom/index.php/driest-desert

 

United States – Mojave http://mojavedesert.net/

http://www.nps.gov/moja/

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/na/na1308.html

 

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