Six examples of terrestrial biomes include the tundra, rainforest, savanna, taiga, desert and alpine. Biomes are basically different geographical regions across the world with similar climatic characteristics and wildlif... More »

Evergreen trees are most prevalent in the northerly latitudes of the northern hemisphere, where they are the primary components of the taiga, or boreal, forest and montane forest biomes. Evergreen trees are also found in... More »

Moose mainly live in the taiga and tundra biomes. They also live in parts of Alaska, southern Canada, the northern United States, northern Europe and southern Asia. More »

The eight biomes found on Earth are the tundra, taiga, temperate deciduous forest, scrub forest or chaparral, grassland, desert, tropical rain forest and temperate rain forest. Biomes, also referred to as ecosystems, are... More »

The seven biomes of Earth are water, rainforest, tundra, desert, taiga, deciduous forest and grassland. A biome is a large geographical area classified by its distinctive group of plants and animals adapted to the enviro... More »

There are several biotic (living) and abiotic (nonliving) factors that are common to all types of desert biomes, or ecosystems, including cacti, fire ants, high daytime temperatures and sand. Biotic factors also include ... More » Science Earth Science

The trees in the taiga have thick bark that protects them from low-heat wildfires. Mild fires often burn away sick trees and allow new growth. They also burn the canopy of the trees and allow sunlight to pass and reach t... More »