Imagine life on Earth without water. Could you live in such a world? Today, almost all life on Earth relies on water, including plants and animals. The freshwater biome includes lakes, rivers, wetlands, ice, and even water in the ground. This biome holds a source of food, air, and water for plants, animals, and people all over the world. Learn about the geography and resources of the freshwater biome as well as how animals and people have adapted to and impacted freshwater environments. Explore this biome's future and what people can do to help keep it safe.