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  • Saving honey bees from colony collapse may be more complex than we thought, because, once the delicate balance of a hive is upset, it is not an easy task to correct.

    Save Our Bees and Save Our Planet

    Save Our Bees and Save Our Planet

    by thoughtfulgirl24

  • The terms food chain, food web and food pyramid refer to different things. A food chain and web are terms relating to eco-systems. A food pyramid is a diagram containing dietary advice. Here is a short explanation of each one to help avoid confusion.

    Difference Between the Food Chain, Web, and Pyramid

    Difference Between the Food Chain, Web, and Pyramid

    by Beth Eaglescliffe0

  • A light-hearted analysis of my home parking lot "habitat" as an ecological community and a satire on ecological jargon.

    Parking Lot Community Ecology

    Parking Lot Community Ecology

    by Lili Adams0

  • An evaluation of a highly influential work in theoretical food web ecology--sure, it's been successful, but would science philosopher Karl Popper have liked it? Can generative models of ecological networks use "strong inference" as defined by J.R. Platt? I investigate.

    A Philosophical Analysis of Theoretical Food Web Ecology

    A Philosophical Analysis of Theoretical Food Web Ecology

    by Lili Adams0

  • In our bodies, microbiota like bacteria outnumber our human cells 10 to 1. Yet, we know almost nothing about our microbiome and how it reacts to "disturbances" such as starvation. I take a research paper style approach to discussing what we expect given our understanding of "macrobiotic" ecosystems.

    The Ecology of the Human Microbiome

    The Ecology of the Human Microbiome

    by Lili Adams0

  • What is an ecosystem, and how does it work? This article looks at the different types of natural ecosystems and explains how they function.

    Introduction to Natural Ecosystems

    Introduction to Natural Ecosystems

    by Forthefuture62

  • This article offers a list of 10 lakes or seas that are in danger of drying out to a great extent or disappearing entirely in a period of decades or years.

    10 Worst Drying Lakes in the World

    10 Worst Drying Lakes in the World

    by Kelley4

  • Have humans negatively affected the earth's water cycle? If so, what can we do to reverse it? Here are some interesting facts about the water cycle you may not have learned in school, some of which might help you answer.

    How the Earth's Water Cycle Works

    How the Earth's Water Cycle Works

    by watergeek11

  • That beautiful grass you want is a toxic dump for humans and pets.

    The Lawn to Die For

    The Lawn to Die For

    by M G Del Baglivo0

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