What are introduced species? Also known as exotic species, these are plants or animal life that is introduced from a foreign ecosystem. This can cause biodiversity loss and other damage to local ecosystems.
Everything about biodiversity including: What is biodiversity? What causes biodiversity loss? Why is biodiversity imporant? Biodiversity in the oceans and on land. And much more.
Defining biodiversity is far easier than explaining its importance- there are a number of factors that contribute to the significance of biodiversity. Here are a number of reasons outlining why such diversity is critical.
Genetic engineering may seem like a good thing as we could produce the animal products the world enjoys, without actually harming an animal, though it isn’t that simple. Take a look at this to see how genetic engineering in plants harms biodiversity.
With an impending election involving the Alaskan governor, there’s been lots of talk about drilling in Alaska’s National Wildlife Refuge. Discover the history of this biologically rich region and what disastrous impact drilling might have.
Learn more about the amazing discoveries that scientists are making along the Australian coast. The world’s largest reef is home to one of the most fascinating ecosystems – and some exciting new surprises!
There’s been a lot of talk recently about the collapse of honeybee colonies around the world. Discover why this die-off will affect you and what you can do about it.
Did you know that humans have an ecology just like plants and animals? Discover what a human ecology is and why having a good understanding of it is crucial for preserving biodiversity.
We are currently living in a state known as the Holocene epoch, where extinction rates of species have been increasing and causing a reason for concern. Are we doing enough to stop or slow down extinction?