A tropical rain forest is a biome that gets at least 79 inches of rain every year and has a year-round temperature of between 68 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit. Biologists believe that as many as 30 million species of plants ... More »

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A count of the number of rain forests left in the world is not available, but as of 2014, rain forests account for less than 2 percent of the Earth and are habitat for 50 percent of animals and plants. Several thousand y... More »

Rain forests are important to the world because they provide a habitat for millions of species of organisms, they regulate the world's climate, they store nearly half of the world's rainwater and they contain plants that... More »

The average temperature range for the tundra biome in the true Arctic Circle is 30 degrees Fahrenheit during the winter, and an average of 45 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer. The long winter brings months of total darkn... More »

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One of the only limiting factors of a rain forest's biome is sunlight. Because the rain forest canopy is so thick, very little sunlight filters to the forest floor, limiting what can grow there. More »

At an atmospheric pressure of 1, ice melts at a temperature of 32 degrees Fahrenheit. This is equal to 0 degrees Celsius or 273.15 Kelvin. More »

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In the tropical rain forest biome, the climate is usually quite steady throughout the year, with average temperatures between 70 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit. Tropical rain forests also have very high average humidity, with... More »