Ecological Consequences of Habitat Fragmentation
Habitat fragmentation is the process by which habitat loss results in the division of large, continuous habitats into smaller, more isolated remnantsread more
Asiatic Black Bear - Bear Species @ Great Bear Foundation
Asiatic Black Bear (selenarctos thibetanus) The Asiatic black bear's scientific name means "moon bear of Tibet" because of the large, white crescent-shaped mark appearing on its chest.read more
Home | Sustainable Forest Products
We help procurement managers make informed choices about wood and paper-based products.read more
The Truth about Living in Costa Rica : The ... - Viva Tropical
When living in Costa Rica, you can't escape the country's untamed natural surroundings. Costa Rica's economy is heavily dependent on ecotourism.read more
Soil - Wikipedia
Functions of soils. Soil is a major component of the Earth's ecosystem.The world's ecosystems are impacted in far-reaching ways by the processes carried out in the soil, from ozone depletion and global warming, to rainforest destruction and water pollution.read more
Status of the World's Tropical Forests | Britannica.com
Status of the World's Tropical Forests: As recently as the 19th century tropical forests covered approximately 20 percent of the dry land area on Earth. By the end of the 20th century this figure had dropped to less than 7 percent.read more
Symbiotic Relationship: Definition & Examples - Video ...
Symbiotic relationships are a special type of interaction between species. Sometimes beneficial, sometimes harmful, these relationships are...read more
Biology Word Search Puzzles
Free printable Biology word search puzzles complete with corresponding answer sheet with a title and bordered grid.read more
taiga | Definition, Climate, Map, & Facts | Britannica.com
Taiga: Taiga, biome found in northern circumpolar forested regions characterized by long winters and moderate to high annual precipitation.read more
Habitat destruction - Wikipedia
Tropical rainforests have received most of the attention concerning the destruction of habitat. From the approximately 16 million square kilometers of tropical rainforest habitat that originally existed worldwide, less than 9 million square kilometers remain today.read more
Land Cover Classification System - Classification concepts ...
CLASSIFICATION CONCEPTS. Classification is easy: it is something you just do. [F.C. Bawden] A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees. [W. Blake, Marriage of Heaven and Hell]read more
Soil health: looking for suitable indicators. What should be ...
ABSTRACT. Soil Health refers to the ecological equilibrium and the functionality of a soil and its capacity to maintain a well balanced ecosystem with high biodiversity above and below surface, and productivity.read more
tropical rainforest biomes - Marietta College
The Tropical Rain Forest. If you want to see more high-quality pictures of organisms from the temperate rainforest and other biomes, click here!read more
Glossary of Terms: T - Physical Geography
Taiga See Boreal Forest. Taku Name for a katabatic type of cold wind that occurs in Alaska. Talik An unfrozen section of ground found above, below, or within a layer of discontinuous permafrost.read more
Animal Info - African Elephant
Tidbits *** The African elephant is the largest living land animal. The largest known specimen, a bull elephant, died in 1955. It weighed 10,000 kg (22,000 lb) and stood 4 m (13') at the shoulder.read more
What does density dependent mean - Answers.com
In the world of wildlife biology, density dependence is a term to describe something where the the size of the population (or density) is what impacts environmental/habitat/ecological factors.read more
Tropical Plant Database entry for: YERBA MATE - Ilex ...
Raintree's rainforest website features a Tropical Plant database of over 100 rainforest medicinal plants including Yerba Mate - Ilex paraguariensisread more
About Us | Asian Journal Of Science And Technologies
Asian Journal of Science and Technology (AJST) is a monthly, open access, peer-reviewed and fully refereed international journal. Being an international journal focused on Engineering, Management, Science and Mathematics, we broadly cover research work on next generation cutting edge technologies and effective marketing strategies.read more
ESS Topic 2.4: Biomes, Zonation and Succession - AMAZING ...
Refer to prevailing climate and limiting factors. For example, tropical rainforests are found close to the equator where there is high insolation and rainfall and where light and temperature are not limiting.read more