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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

Fauna

Fauna (Science: ecology) animal life. A living organism characterized by voluntary movement.All the animal life in a... Read More

Animal

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

Community Patterns

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned what a population is, its attributes, and processes... Read More

New Zealand’s Biodiversity

Written by: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Peer-reviewed by: Cathy Buntting, Ph.D. and Andrea Soanes Why is New... 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

The Fossils of the Burgess Shale

The Fossils of the Burgess Shale     ... Read More

Ammonites and the Other Cephalopods of the Pierre Seaway: Identification Guide (Fossils & Dinosaurs)

Ammonites and the Other Cephalopods of the Pierre Seaway: Identification Guide ... Read More

New Zealand’s Unique Flora

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we've come to know some of the most fascinating endemic... Read More

Arboreal

Arboreal Definition Arbor is a Latin word meaning "tree". Thus, arboreal means "related to or pertaining to trees". The... Read More

The Evolution and Extinction of the Dinosaurs

The Evolution and Extinction of the Dinosaurs     ... Read More

Autochthonous

Originating where it is found; the autochthonal fauna of australia includes the kangaroo; autochthonous rocks and people and... 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

Biosecurity and Biocontrol

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the importance of modern science... 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

Antarctic realm

Definition noun A biogeographic realm that covers the Antarctica Supplement Biogeographic realms are large spatial regions... Read More

Branches of biology

Branches of Biology Biology, the scientific study of life, includes several relevant branches. Below is a list of major... Read More

Biology

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

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Indigenous

Indigenous native, originating or occurring naturally in the place specified. Originating where it is found; the... Read More

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

 Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries      ... Read More

Late Cretaceous and Cenozoic Mammals of North America: Biostratigraphy and Geochronology

Late Cretaceous and Cenozoic Mammals of North America: Biostratigraphy and Geochronology   ... Read More

Domain

Definition noun, plural: domains (1) (taxonomy) The highest taxonomic rank of organisms in which there are three groupings:... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Anatolian leopard

The Anatolian leopard (Panthera pardus tulliana) was once described as a distinct subspecies of leopard native to Anatolia... Read More

Invertebrate Paleontology and Evolution

Invertebrate Paleontology and Evolution     ... Read More

The Crucible of Creation: The Burgess Shale and the Rise of Animals

The Crucible of Creation: The Burgess Shale and the Rise of Animals     ... Read More

Oxygen: The Molecule that Made the World

Oxygen: The Molecule that Made the World      ... Read More