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A ______________forest is filled with broad-leaf trees, shrubs, herbs that experience changes for all four seasons.
The correct answer is "Deciduous"

A ____________ forest it is predominantly filled with conifer trees, such as firs, pine, cedar, and spruce trees.
The correct answer is "Coniferous"

The _________ ecosystem is also call the boreal forest.
The correct answer is "Taiga"

Desert ecosystems make up ______ of the planet.
The correct answer is "1/5"

Name two types of temperate grasslands.
The correct answer is "steepes and prairies"

The word _________ comes for a Russian language dialect meaning "treeless mountain tract".
The correct answer is "Tundra"

Slow moving or still waters is considered to be a ___________ ecosystem.
The correct answer is "lentic"

fast moving water systems, such as brooks, channels, rivers, and streams are a part of a _________ecosystem.
The correct answer is "lotic"

______________ are an area of land that is saturated by standing water.
The correct answer is "Wetlands"

_________ ecosystems have salt and minerals that are dissolved in large amounts.
The correct answer is "Marine"

Marine ecosystems cover over _____ of the Earth's surface.
The correct answer is "70%"

Freshwater ecosystems cover only _____ percent of the world's water.
The correct answer is "less than 1%"