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Updated: February 12, 2004

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The Biomes
Explore five of the world's main biomes on this site. Maps, resources, and other eco-news are also included.

Major Biomes of the World
A good basic overview the biomes, with maps and pictures from the Virtual Geography Department Project and the Department of Geography, Radford University.

Biosphere 2
Columbia University's research affiliate in Arizona offers answers to Frequently Asked Questions about this biosphere laboratory. Go on a virtual tour of locations within Biosphere 2.

What's It Like Where You Live?
Includes Freshwater Ecosystems, and Marine Ecosystems.

Tropical Forest Biomes

Tropical Forest
An introduction to tropical forests

Rainforest Action Network
RAF works to protect tropical rainforests and the human rights of those living in and around those forests. See also: Rainforest Information.

Desert Biomes

Desert Topics
Desert section of the Evergreen Project Biomes Page.

The Desert Biome
University of Richmond site with links to other desert biome sites.

The Desert Biome
Find information about desert climate, animals, plants, and health issues on this Springfield, OR school site.

Just for Teachers - Lesson Plans and Classroom Resources

Busy Teachers' Web Site
Georgia Institute of Technology. See also: Ecology / Environment and Lesson Plans/Classroom Activities.

Classroom of the Future
NASA's premier research and development program for educational technologies. See also: Exploring the Environment

The Virtual Geography Department
University of Colorado at Boulder. View some Virtual Field Trips!

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Roadside Attractions
More interesting sites you might want to try.

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