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February 16 2011 Biology Newsletter


Previously, we've talked about biological classification, but do you know how scientists classify the different ecosystems of our earth? Biomes, that's how!
This week's article from the Biology site at provides an overview of biomes - how they are determined and why their protection is important.

Biomes are major ecological regions within which the biotic (living) communities, both plant and animal, are similar in general characteristics and in their relationship to the abiotic (non-living) physical environment.

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