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Basin

Basin 1. A hollow vessel or dish, to hold water for washing, and for various other uses. 2. The quantity contained in a... Read More

Dock

Dock 1. (Science: botany) a genus of plants (Rumex), some species of which are well-known weeds which have a long taproot... Read More

Freshwater Communities & Lentic Waters

Lentic (still water) communities can vary greatly in appearance, anything from a small temporary puddle to a large lake is... Read More

Pelvis

pelvis The pelvis is a basin shaped cavity bordered by the pelvic girdle and sacrum, containing and protecting the bladder,... Read More

Venus

venus 1. The goddess of beauty and love, that is, beauty or love deified. 2. (Science: anatomy) One of the planets, the... Read More

Endemic

Endemic Definition Endemic (adj.) means native to a particular area or region or an exclusive characteristic of a thing,... Read More

Pus

Definition noun A viscous exudate formed and discharged from an inflamed tissue as an end-result of... Read More

Mangrove

Definition noun, plural: mangroves (botany) Any of the trees of the genus Rhizophora (botany) Any of the trees or shrubs... Read More

Tidal

tidal Of or pertaining to tides; caused by tides; having tides; periodically rising and falling, or following and ebbing;... Read More

Northern Africa and biodiversity

Northern Africa and biodiversity Content Partner: United Nations Environment Programme (other articles) Article Topics:... Read More

Villain

villain 1. One who holds lands by a base, or servile, tenure, or in villenage; a feudal tenant of the lowest class, a... Read More

Rim

rim 1. The border, edge, or margin of a thing, usually of something circular or curving; as, the rim of a kettle or... Read More

Tanks

tank A large basin or cistern; an artificial receptacle for liquids. Tank engine, a locomotive which carries the water and... Read More

Cyanobacteria

Cyanobacteria is a phylum comprised of photosynthetic bacteria that live in aquatic habitats and moist soils. Others are... Read More

Watershed

watershed 1. The whole region or extent of country which contributes to the supply of a river or lake. 2. The line of... Read More

Anoxia

Definition noun (1) A condition in which oxygen is completely absent or depleted. (2) Severe hypoxia; lack of oxygen... Read More

Rivet Hypothesis

Definition noun It is a theory that entails about the conditions of ecosystem wherein a significant loss of a certain... Read More

Palaearctic realm

Definition noun A biogeographic realm that covers Europe, Asia north of the Himalaya foothills, northern Africa, and the... Read More

Don’t Read This, You Know It All Already – Why Farmers Should Care About Biodiversity

Don't Read This, You Know It All Already - Why Farmers Should Care About Biodiversity If you're a farmer maybe you... Read More