The Northern Coniferous Forest stretches in a great belt around the Northern Hemisphere and from Alaska, Canada, the USA, Scandinavia and Siberian Russia.A few tree species exist which are mainly conifers such as Pine, Spruce, Fir and Larch.The Northern Coniferous Forest is the world's main source of softwood timber and wood pulp.The forests are mainly managed in a sustainable wayThe Winters are very cold with temperatures well below zero with strong cold winters.They have short warm summers but with long hours of daylight in summer.They have low amounts of precipitation