Top Posts & Pages
- The Butterfly Effect: How a Little (Climate) Change Can Lead to Chaos
- Cattle-grazing: Can it really destroy ecosystems?
- How important is soil depth in ecology?
- The ecological effects and implications of coral mining and natural disturbances
- Deforestation Poses Threat to Sumatran Tiger Population
- Is the Clearing of Alien/Invasive Species in South Africa Cost-Effective?
- More Than Just Earthworms: Decomposers and Their Contribution to Plant Biodiversity
- The Importance of Soil Depth Properties in Ecological Management
- The Fall of The Honey Bee, or the Fall of Humanity?
- Using DNA to Identify Primate Bushmeat for Conservation
Monthly Archives: October 2013
Photo of a grizzly bear by (CPAWS_southernalberta.org) Let’s say you are living in a gigantic mansion and consuming the most delicious dishes. One day, terrorists attack your place, stealing everything and bombing your place. How would you feel? How would … Continue reading
Photo of a grizzly bear by (CPAWS_southernalberta.org) Grizzly bear populations are under increasing threat of mortality due to anthropogenic development in its habitats in western North America and Eurasia. In Alberta, Canada, the rapid landscape modification arising from heavy resource … Continue reading
(Photo Courtesy of http://upload.wikimedia.org) Do you remember that small patch of forest near your house that you use to play in as a child? I do. I remember it as a lush, vibrant play area full of flora and fauna. The … Continue reading
(Photo Courtesy of http://upload.wikimedia.org) For species of small mammals in fragmented forest habitats as little as twenty five years could lead to extinction. By studying forest fragments, on the Chiew Larn Reservoir in southern Thialand that were caused by a massive … Continue reading
(Photo by wildaboutants, http://blog.wildaboutants.com/2010/05/04/oleander-aphids-on-milkweed/) The latest research on the effect that species have on each other has led to unprecedented conclusions that present challenging new directions for future conservation effort. Previous knowledge of species’ population fluctuation and extinction did not … Continue reading
(Photo by wildaboutants, http://blog.wildaboutants.com/2010/05/04/oleander-aphids-on-milkweed/) When you’re playing a game of dominos, it’s easy to see what the outcome will be. When one piece falls, all the other pieces begin to drop too, one by one, as long as they are … Continue reading
There are many known fatalities of habitat destruction in rain forests; however, not much focus is given to the trophic system, or how the ecosystem interacts as a whole. Faculty from institutions across the globe came together to understand how … Continue reading