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Critically endangered species

Definition noun Any species that has an extremely high risk of extinction in the immediate future (as categorized by the... Read More

Endangered species

Definition noun Any species that is highly likely to become extinct in the near future (as categorized by the International... Read More

Indicator Species and Endangered Species

Indicator Species Certain species are capable of expressing characteristics that can indicate the state of the ecosystem... Read More

Threatened species

Definition noun Any of the species vulnerable to becoming endangered within all or much of its range in the near... Read More

Species

Species Definition (1) (taxonomy) The lowest taxonomic rank, and the most basic unit or category of biological... Read More

Genetic diversity

Genetic Diversity Definition Each species is composed of individuals with their own set of genes. A gene is the inheritance... Read More

Vulnerable species

Definition noun Any species that is likely to become endangered within the foreseeable future Supplement A vulnerable... Read More

Why Is The Mary River Turtle Endangered

The Mary River Turtle  (Elusor macrurus) has been named recently as one of the species on the brink of extinction. That is... Read More

Sensitive species

sensitive species (Science: ecology, zoology) species that can only survive within a narrow range of environmental... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Northern Africa and biodiversity

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

Population Growth and Survivorship

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we learned about biodiversity and endemism. Now, let's look at the... Read More

Plant

Plant Definition (botany) Any of the eukaryotic organisms of the biological kingdom Plantae, characterized by being... Read More

Asian Glossy Starling

Definition noun, Species in class Aves that considered as one of the noisiest species of birds those are highly extroverted... Read More

New Zealand’s Unique Fauna

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the high biodiversity of New Zealand and how... Read More

Takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri)

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we've seen the different animals endemic to New Zealand. Due to the... Read More

Ecology & Biodiversity: New Zealand Flora & Fauna

New Zealand is known for its unique biodiversity, caused by its remarkable geography and geologic history. Breaking away... Read More

giant panda

Giant Panda Definition The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) is a bear species that has a round head, a stocky body with... Read More

Bears

Bears Definition Bears are mammals belonging to the family Ursidae. They typically have massive bodies, coarse heavy fur,... Read More

Biology

Biology Definition Biology is the branch of science that primarily deals with the structure, function, growth, evolution,... Read More

Temperature Regulation in Animals

Control of Temperature in Homeotherms Animals capable of temperature regulation within a given range are deemed homeotherms... Read More

Cloning

Cloning Definition In biology, cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Rare species

rare species A species of animal or plant that is considered rare, threatened, or... Read More

Endangered ecosystems: Review on conservation status of Asian rivers

Physical, chemical or biological changes in the environment that will affect its equilibrium are indeed a need of thorough... Read More

Threatened

threatened A species likely to become endangered in the foreseeable... Read More