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Streams

stream To send forth in a current or stream; to cause to flow; to pour; as, his eyes streamed tears. It may so please that... Read More

Environment

Environment Definition What does environment mean? If you mean physical environment, then it is defined as the surrounding... Read More

Surface water

Definition noun (ecology) Water that is above the substrate or soil surface such as streams, bays, lakes, rivers, seas,... Read More

Macrophytes

Introduction    Examples of Macrophytes. (Source: Canada's AquaticEnvironments) ... Read More

The Altamaha-ha

The Altamaha-ha is an aquatic cryptid reported from the myriad network of small streams and abandoned rice fields near the... Read More

Biome

Biome Definition What are biomes? There is no universal definition of biomes. But biome definition in biology of different... Read More

Phytoremediation – A Green Solution to Pollution

Plants may be the raw material of the future for everything from fibers to fuels, but in the meantime they're busy mending... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Infusoria

Infusoria (Science: zoology) One of the classes of protozoa, including a large number of species, all of minute size. They... Read More

Confluence

Confluence a flowing together; a joining of two or more streams. Synonym: confluens. Origin: L.... Read More

Adfluvial

Adfluvial (Science: marine biology) Migrating between lakes and rivers or... Read More

Snags

snag 1. To cut the snags or branches from, as the stem of a tree; to hew roughly. 2. To injure or destroy, as a steamboat or... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Ecosystem diversity

Ecosystem Diversity Definition What is ecosystem diversity? Ecosystem diversity deals with the study of different... 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

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