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Natural resource

Definition noun, plural: natural resources Any of the materials derived from or part of the environment. Supplement On the... Read More

Potential resource

Definition noun A type of natural resource that exists in a region and may be used in the future (in contrast to actual... Read More

Non-renewable resource

Definition noun A type of natural resource that cannot be replenished or takes time for nature to produce or replenish in... Read More

Renewable resource

Definition noun A type of natural resource that can be replenished or takes a rather short period of time for nature to... Read More

Actual resource

Definition noun A type of natural resource that has been surveyed for quality and quantity and used in present time (in... Read More

Abiotic resource

Definition noun A type of natural resource derived from non-living things as opposed to biotic resource derived from living... Read More

Biotic resource

Definition noun A type of natural resource derived from the biosphere as opposed to abiotic resource from non-living... Read More

Exploitation competition

Definition noun (ecology) A form of competition wherein organisms indirectly compete with other organisms for resources by... Read More

Forestry Handbook by K.F. Wenger

Forestry Handbook (Saf Publication, 84-01)     ... Read More

Sustainability

Definition noun (1) The capacity of being sustained; a feature of being sustainable (2) The ability of the ecosystem to keep... Read More

The Last Human: A Guide to Twenty-Two Species of Extinct Humans

The Last Human: A Guide to Twenty-Two Species of Extinct Humans     ... Read More

Aquatic Chemistry by W. Stumm & J.J. Morgan

Aquatic Chemistry      AUTHORS:  ... Read More

Northern Africa and biodiversity

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

Substrate

Substrate Definition What is a "substrate"? The underlying substances or layers are termed as substrate. The definitions of... Read More

PaleoBase: Macrofossils, Part 3 (Single User)

PaleoBase: Macrofossils, Part 3 (Single User)     ... Read More

Animal Water Regulation

Homeostatic control, a set environment, and how evolution and natural selection drives a species to adapt to its environment... Read More

Competition

Definition noun (ecology) A symbiotic relationship between or among living things that compete for a limited resources,... Read More

Non-sustainability

Definition noun The state in which human consumption or activities exceeds the ability of the ecosystem to replenish over... Read More

Cloning

Definition noun The process of creating an exact copy of a biological unit (e.g. a DNA sequence, cell, or organism) from... Read More

Ecological niche

An ecological niche refers to the interrelationship of a species with all the biotic and abiotic factors affecting it. This... Read More

Living things

Living Things Definition A living things pertains to any organism or a life form that possesses or shows the... Read More

On-line shopping – for viruses, fungi, bacteria and much more

Soon, it will not just be catalogues of consumer goodies such as wines, books and cars that you can browse on the world... Read More

The Evolution and Extinction of the Dinosaurs

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

Dealing with Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate at Every Phase of Their Evolution

Dealing with Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate at Every Phase of Their Evolution   ... Read More

Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology, Third Edition, by J.D. Mauseth

Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology, Third Edition     ... Read More

Chemistry and Life: An Introduction to General, Organic and Biological Chemistry (6th Edition)

Chemistry and Life: An Introduction to General, Organic and Biological Chemistry (6th Edition)  ... Read More

The Penguin Dictionary of Biology, 11th Edition

The Penguin Dictionary of Biology, 11th Edition       ... Read More

Humans are Omnivores – Evidence

A number of popular myths about vegetarianism sprung with no scientific basis. One example of such a myth is that man is... Read More

Borror and DeLong’s Introduction to the Study of Insects

Borror and DeLong's Introduction to the Study of Insects       ... Read More

Symbiosis

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

CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Second Edition

 CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Second Edition      ... Read More