By: Sandra Petersen
This world has multitudes of ecosystems, encompassing large and small areas. An ecosystem is composed of the diverse living and nonliving things in an area which interact with one another and live or exist under the same environmental conditions like, but not limited to, rainfall...
By: Kelly A. Mello
Before I became an English nerd, I used to be extremely interested in science. I was fascinated with bugs and often kept a collection of live ones, despite my mother's protests, and was always found playing in the dirt and digging up rocks and...
By: Katie Savinger
The savanna is an example of an ecosystem. The economic principles of an ecosystem include the primary producers, which are the plants. They fix solar energy and, using carbon dioxide and water, synthesize complex food materials. Energy is necessary in order for any ecosystem to...
By: Sebastian Ramshackle III
Ecology is the study of how different species and living organisms live in relation one to the other. The word comes from the Greek words for home (eco-) and study (-ology) and, so means study of the home, that is, the place where organisms live...
By: Maimouna Nyan
Honeybees have a very interesting way of interacting with each other and with other forms of life.In order for a honeybee to produce honey it collects a sweet sugary substance called nectar from flowers. As it lands on the petals of a flower to...
By: Steven J. Wamback
The Diversity, Abundance, and Distribution of Living Things In Their Environment:IS "Ecology" defined. What is Ecology?The Diversity, Abundance, and Distribution of Living Things In Their Environment:IS "Ecology" defined. Therefore, it is necessary to observe a given environment in order to understand how organisms adapt...
By: Cory Blanchard
The eruption of Mt. Saint Helens on May 18, 1980 caused a disturbance to the surrounding landscape that graded from complete sterilization to remnant late successional legacies. The resulting biological succession that almost immediately started to unfold became a fascinating lesson in just how much...
By: Bennie The Ball
It is not really all that difficult to reduce our electricity consumption at home, though it may be more difficult in the office where many things are beyond our control. There are however still ways that we can contribute to a reduction in energy...
By: Calvin Robinson
European honeybees in the United States, the most common variety, are vanishing at an alarming rate. Some estimates show that we have lost at least half the nation's honeybees in the last 10 years. We have lost nearly 100 percent of the feral (wild) bees...
By: Jeffrey Graf
The term Ecology, and it's identification as a unique field of study began over a century ago as the study of individual species and their relationship with their environment and each other. While the field of study began as a study of natural systems, it...

 

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