What are biomes?
Biomes are very large ecological areas on the earth’s surface, with fauna and flora (animals and plants) adapting to their environment. Biomes are often defined by factors such as temperature, climate, relief, geology, soils and vegetation. There are many types of biomes in the world, depending on how you categorize them.
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In this research guide, we will be focusing on 5 major biome types: