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Indicator Species and Endangered Species

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

Population Regulation in an Ecosystem

Darwin focused some of this work in regards to the population size of a species, and what factors may affect them. He... Read More

Indicator Species

A species which is a good indicator of the living conditions in a particular habitat. The peppermoth will express a black... Read More

Community (biology)

Community, in biology, refers to the assemblage of interacting organisms (either of the same or different species)... Read More

Biodiversity, Soil and Ecologically Sustainable Development

Biodiversity, Soil and Ecologically Sustainable Development Why Study the Soil?-- The soil, as the major medium for plant... Read More

New Areas Of High Biological Diversity Discovered

Attractive and "interesting" animals such as butterflies, birds and mammals have been studied in much more... Read More

Monogamous Animals May Be More Likely To Die Out

New research reveals a surprising risk factor for extinction: monogamy. Large mammals that live in pairs or have small... 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

Nitrogen uptake in riparian plant communities across a sharp ecological boundary of salmon density

Nitrogen uptake in riparian plant communities across a sharp ecological boundary of salmon density DD Mathewson, MD... Read More

Increasing production of economically valuable limestone through paleontological interpretation of the fossil Record.

The following is provided by POLYPHEMOS which believes scientific knowledge should be readily accessible to all Increasing... Read More

Predicting Pleistocene climate from vegetation in North America

Predicting Pleistocene climate from vegetation in North America C. Loehle National Council for Air and Stream Improvement,... Read More

Seagrasses biomass-density relationship and ecological indicator

Seagrasses are marine flowering plant that comprises more than 60 different species. It grows by rhizome extension forming... Read More

The pollen season for 2014 – a Pollen Vortex?

I am going to do a follow up of my last post regarding the pollen season of 2014 and the cold spring that occurred. First I... Read More

Urbanization favors sedentary males

Urbanization changes landscapes and local environments, which can alter the life histories and traits of the creatures... Read More

No Single Reason For Amphibian Decline

MUNCIE, Ind. -- The mystery surrounding the gradual disappearance of amphibians around the globe is baffling many... Read More

Half Of US Coral Reefs In ‘Poor’ Or ‘Fair’ Condition, NOAA Report States

July 9, 2008 — Nearly half of U.S. coral reef ecosystems are considered to be in "poor" or "fair"... Read More

Trace metal concentrations in Posidonia oceanica of North Corsica (northwestern Mediterranean Sea): use as a biological monitor?

Research article Trace metal concentrations in Posidonia oceanica of North Corsica (northwestern Mediterranean Sea): use as... Read More

Constant Din Of Barking Causes Stress, Behavior Changes In Dogs In Shelters

If your neighbor's barking dog drives you crazy, pity the employees of the nation's animal shelters, where the noise... Read More

Male Reindeer Inflate Their Air Sac To Make Sexually Enticing Hoarse Rutting Calls

A group of European scientists have determined that a male reindeer's air sac, influencing vocal sound and neck contour,... Read More

Key Found To Moonlight Romance

An international team of Australian and Israeli researchers has discovered what could be the aphrodisiac for the biggest... Read More