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Vulnerable species

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

Realized niche

What is a niche? A niche can be defined as the means by which a species or an individual interacts with its environment. In... Read More

Threatened species

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

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

Natural selection

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

Indicator Species and Endangered Species

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

Animal

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

Northern Africa and biodiversity

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

Predation

In ecology, predation is a mechanism of population control. Thus, when the number of predators is scarce the number of... Read More

Why Is The Mary River Turtle Endangered

The Mary River Turtle  (Elusor macrurus) has been named recently as one of the species on the brink of extinction. That is... 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

Human

Human Definition A human is a bipedal hominin characterized by having a higher and vertical forehead compared with earlier... Read More

sloth bear

Sloth Bear Definition The sloth bear (Melursus ursinus) is a small bear species characterized by having a long lower lip... Read More

Plant

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

Bears

Bears Definition Bears are mammals belonging to the family Ursidae. They typically have massive bodies, coarse heavy fur,... 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

What if all the Cars in the World Were the Same? – Why it Pays to be Different

What if all the Cars in the World Were the Same? - Why it Pays to be Different Imagine if every car in the world was... Read More

Fragmentation

Fragmentation Definition What is fragmentation? In general, fragmentation refers to the state or the process of breaking... Read More

Types of Transplants

Submitted to biologyonline.com on March 7, 2009 Published by biologyonline.com on March 29, 2009   Transplants are... Read More

Neisseria flavescens

Definition Noun A gram-negative saprophytic bacterium found normally in the nasopharynx, mouth and upper respiratory tracts... Read More

Micrococcus luteus

Definition noun A gram-positive aerobic harmless bacterium involved in the conversion of nitrate to... Read More

Senescence

Senescence Definition Senescence is defined as biological aging. In cell biology, it refers to the cell wherein it is no... Read More

Neisseria mucosa

Definition Noun A gram-negative mucoid cocci bacterium involved in several human infections including cerebrospinal fluid... Read More