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    Beauty from the Boreal Forest

    By Sheereen Othman | January 20, 2017

    The taiga forest —or boreal forest as we call it in North America — is the largest terrestrial biome in the world (other than the oceans).  Taiga is Russian for forest, but it also refers to the northern-most, barren part of the biome situated on the edge of the tundra, whereas boreal —named after the Greek god of the North wind — is often used to refer to the southern part of the biome most commonly in North America. The…

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