Biomes of the World
- Biomes | Tundra | Grasslands | Coral Reefs | Tropical Rain Forests
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Biomes of the World
Vegetation of Calfiornia
- Map of California Vegetation - 1 (pdf) (Souce - California Division of Forestry)
- Map of California Vegetation - 2
- Arctic Circle
- Arctic Research Consortium
- Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research University
- Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Site -
Temperate Evergreen & Deciduous Forests
- Forests Forever -working to protect and enhance the forests and wildlife habitat of California through educational, legislative and electoral activities.
- American Forests - citizens working for healthy and sustainable community and rural forest ecosystems since 1875, home of the Global ReLeaf environmental campaign.
- American Lands - for forest activists working to stop logging of pristine wildlands and to protect biodiversity on the National Forests and public lands.
- Association for Forest Development and Conservation - aims to protect forests from fire, encourage volunteer work, and promote sustainable development and env
- Global Forest Watch - provides information on logging, mining, and other development activities within and around frontier forests as, or before, it happens.
- New Forests Project - people-to-people, nonprofit environmental organization established in an effort to curb deforestation in developing countries.
- Save America's Forests - has sponsored national legislation to change the U.S. Forest Service charter from timber extraction to forest stewardship.
- Save the Redwoods League
- Sempervirens Fund - a private, nonprofit land conservancy dedicated to protecting coast redwood land and making that land available for public enjoyment.
- Woodland Trust - dedicated to the protection of our native woodland heritage.
- Oregon Forests Research Institute
Tropical Rain Forests
- Rainforests of the World
- Amazon Interactive - explore the geography of the Ecuadorian Amazon through online games and activities. Learn about the rainforest and the Quichua people who call it home.
- International Institute of Tropical Forestry - IITF is dedicated to tropical forestry on an international level. Goal is to develop and exchange knowledge critical to sustaining tropical ecosystem benefits for human kind.
- Journey Into Amazonia* - companion site to the PBS series where you can be an Amazon explorer and see creatures as they contend with the volatile waters of the world's largest river system.
- World Land Trust - seeks to conserve the world's tropical forests, as well as other biologically important habitats through the purchase of land.
- North San Fernando Valley - photos by Norm Herr
- Marine Ecosystems
- Ocean Planet
- Woods Hole
- Marine Conservation Biology Institute - nonprofit organization dedicated to safeguarding life in the sea by advancing the multidisciplinary science of marine conservation biology.
- Nature: Life at the Edge of the Sea - a vivid portrait of life and death in the tidepools and bays along Canada's rugged Pacific coast.
Wetlands (Estuaries, Swamps, Marshes, etc.)