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 important in ecosystems because it prevents extinction of species, allows organisms to adapt to changes in the environment and provides a wide range of materials and foods for survival. Biodiversity is ca... More »

Mountains are important because they influence regional and global weather conditions and climate. They provide human beings with medicinal products, food, biodiversity, energy and freshwater. Mountains provide home for ... More »

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 »