By: Richard Serra
Our ecosystems can be thought of an example widely used to describe the equal distribution of strength. "A chain is only as strong as its weakest link."This can be said about our ecosystems as well. Every living organism from plant life to the microorganisms...
By: Steven J. Wamback
Wetlands ecosystems and habitats are protected as "Waters of The United States" under The Clean Water Act just the same as lakes, rivers, and ocean shores. Wetlands serve as important resources, not only to the plants and creatures which inhabit them, but to humans as...
By: Allen Teal
I suppose one could say if you want to help the planet, plant a plant. The importance of plants, especially green plants, cannot be overstated. They are a food source, they produce oxygen, they help control natural events, and they stabilize the soil. This is...
By: Ian Loft
According to beekeepers, we would not be eating many fruits and vegetables without the pollinators that busily propagate plant species in their search for pollen. In the diverse and complicated ecosystem of plants, honeybees play a vital roll living in a symbiotic relationship where survival...
By: Rene Polvado
The whole universe is ecosystems within ecosystems. However, on earth, there are many geographic regions, and each region has its own ecosystem. Generally, when an ecosystem is referenced, it is referring to a specific geographical area. An ecosystem is everything that makes up a regions...
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: David Layland
Drought has gripped the Southeastern US and plays a part in wildfires, like those raging in California. Some of these drought issues are naturally occurring, and many fear that drought patterns show the effects by global warming. The American Southwest always struggles with water conservation...
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...

 

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