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Threatened species

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

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

Animal

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

Biodiversity

Biodiversity Lead Author: J. Emmett DuffyThis article has been reviewed and approved by the following Topic Editor: John... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Vulnerable species

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

Plant

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

Tracking the migration of Whip-poor-will in Americas

Eastern whip-poor-will (Antrostomus vociferous) is continuously declining due to habitat loss and unavailability of insects... Read More

Northern Africa and biodiversity

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

Biome

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

Physiological adaptation

If we look over evolutionary history, we find that it’s neither the most genius and intelligent nor the strongest and the... Read More

Genetic drift

Genetic Drift Definition What is genetic drift in simple terms? The simple definition of genetic drift ( also referred to... Read More

Anatolian leopard

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

Tetrodon

Definition noun, plural: tetrodons Any of the species belonging to the genus Tetraodon of puffer fish... 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

Tuatara

Definition noun, plural: tuatara or tuataras A nocturnal lizard-like reptile of the genus Sphenodon that is native to New... Read More

Thanatosis – Faking Death To Escape Doom

Thanatosis -- pretending to be dead -- is one of the best strategies that certain wild animals came up with in order to... Read More