According to ScienceDaily, biodiversity is the variety of species and genes of animals, microorganisms and plants found on Earth, including their connections and natural processes. Biodiversity is important because it pr... More »

Biodiversity is the variety of life found in a particular habitat or region. Biodiversity may refer to various plant and animal species as well as genetic or ecological biodiversity. Biodiversity is essential for maintai... More »

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People can maintain biodiversity by protecting habitats, shopping consciously and reducing waste. Simple activities in people?s everyday lives can make a significant difference in preserving biodiversity. More »

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Some biomass is formed when animals eat plants and, through the digestion and excretion process, turn it into biomass, and the rest is formed when microorganisms eat plant material, or the plants are consumed by fire. Ei... More »

The prairie food web shows the feeding connections between animals and plants in a prairie or grassland. The food web consists of autotrophs, or producers, which can make their own food. Heterotrophs are the consumers th... More »

Carl Linnaeus grouped organisms by the binominal system, a system he invented for separating animals and plants into a genus name and a species name. Linnaeus is called "the Father of Taxonomy" for his work in species cl... More »

A large variety of animals live in estuaries, including different species of fish and birds. Estuaries are defined as the mouth of the river where the river's tide meets a stream. More »