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