The boreal forest

"And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul" John Muir
An enormous area, representing almost a third of the entire Earth’s forest area.
An immense band of conifers that from Scandinavia, through Russia, reaches Japan covering all the width of Canada up to the Pacific and extends along the mountain ranges of the Rocky Mountains in America and in the Alps of the European continent. The climate is dry and rigid, quite variable, with winters of 9 months and short summers. The many animal species that populate the boreal forests range from mammals and rodents with legs, carnivores to aquatic animals.
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