The Taiga: The World’s Wildest Place?

The Taiga: The World’s Wildest Place? The taiga is the world’s northernmost forested area, stretching across Russia from East to West. It features a highly dense wooded area of mostly coniferous trees atop a marshy ground and constitutes one of the world’s most severe climates. Due to the large amount of oxygen it releases into…

Siberia: Test Yourself

Siberia: Test Yourself Siberia is located east of the Ural Mountains in the northern part of Asia. It accounts for 77% of Russia’s land area, stretches all the way to the Pacific Ocean and abounds in cold weather, impassible taiga and bears. Its natural resources are legendary: gold, oil, coal and gas can all be…