Types of plants that grow in estuaries
By: Kimberly Napier
Estuaries are bodies of water which are semi-enclosed. Fresh water, which comes from river or streams, mixes together with salt water from the ocean. These bodies of water trap nutrients and sediments which travel in the rivers and oceans, they then mix the nutrients constantly...
By: Kimberly Napier
White sapote, Casimiroa edulus Llave, is also known as Sapote, Zapote blanco and Casimiroa. Description The White sapote tree can grow from 15 to 60 feet in height, but can be pruned to any size and can be grown in a planter. It has thick...
By: John Mmbaga
An estuary is a partly concealed body of water where fresh water from rivers and canals mixes with the salty and brackish waters of the open sea. Estuaries facilitate the development of various land forms at the coast such as bays, lagoons, harbors, inlets and...
Report: Shark attacks at 12-year high
By: John Atchison
The calendar on the wall currently says February, but already, thoughts are fast forwarding a few months ahead. Minds are fixated on sand and surf, which means that many folks are getting in early reservations to their favorite beaches around America. After a long cold...
By: Lorri B Smalls
Quokkas are small, nocturnal marsupial native to the southwestern parts of the world that belongs to the Wallaby species. Like the joey, the Quokka spends its early life inside of its mother's pouch for about half of the year. Unlike other Wallabies, its physical features...
By: Christyl Rivers
It was clear that Charles Darwin, unlike most other people, was greatly unsettled by the sight of a peacock displaying a splendid and colorful tail. Darwin was troubled by the peacock tail as he saw no obvious advantage to its selection. In The Descent of...
Guide to Darwin's theory of common descent
By: D. Vogt
Darwin's theory of common descent is a basic theory in modern biology which states that different species of living organisms can ultimately be traced to a single common ancestor. Ultimately, at least in theory, it leads to the conclusion that all forms of life-bacteria, fungi...
By: Heather Brennan
In 1859, Charles Darwin wrote his famous book “On The Origin of Species.” Darwin was a deeply religious man who put forth his ideas after a long voyage on the H.M.S. Beagle spent observing a variety of animals. It revolutionized thinking...
By: Rena Sherwood
The quokka (Setonix brachyurus) is an endearing little marsupial that appears to be always smiling. They have long hind legs and a tail that they can balance on. Wild quokka are curious about people and will approach them. This friendliness has, unfortunately, led to a...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The quokka has a similar appearance to a kangaroo, and it is native to Western Australia. In Western Australia, there are about 10,000 quokkas. The quokkas have adapted to a variety of habitats, but they prefer dense vegetation and moist conditions. Large numbers of...

 

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