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    (CBD)- Biodiversity is defined as the variability among living organisms from which all sources including inter alia, terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the complexes of which they are part; this includes diversity within species, between species and of ecosystems themselves. Floristic diversity refers to the variety and variability of plants in a region. Floristic structure is considered as one of the major exceptional characters of the community (Dansereau, 1960) and…

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    Introduction: Once a plant begins growth, it depends on multiple abiotic factors to continue growing: light, carbon dioxide and water. These three factors affect the growth rate of a plant, causing it to grow quicker or slower. Furthermore, altering these factors may stunt plants growth or improve it. For example, plants require an adequate amount of water to survive. Water hydrates the plant and also breaks down the minerals in the soil. As the plant absorbs the water, nutrients are transported…

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    Non Native Species Essay

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    not used to by humans, either by accident, or intentionally (getthegreen). Invasive species are a type of non native species, that are very likely to cause harm to the ecosystem (NOAA). They destroy the habitat of other species, and eventually kill plants, and/or other species. This causes a destruction of all the species in that area. The species that I chose to research on is the Blue Catfish. This is a species…

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    Animal Adaptation Essay

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    Plants and animals have made changes in their habitats as they have transitioned from water environments to land environments. This alteration requires the organisms to adapt to their new environments in order to survive and reproduce. These evolutionary transitions eventually led up to alterations in means of respiration, ways to prevent water loss, water dependent reproduction, and structural transformations. Amphibians evolved into reptiles and eventually into birds and mammals, being able to…

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    grasslands in Northeastern and Midwestern states that has a Mediterranean climates. Under the Vernal pools, bedrock or a hard clay soil could be found. That helps the water to be in place. Vernal Pools are also a home for many aquatic, and land animal species. There are approximately 33 plant and animal species present in vernal pools. 20 of them are considered endangered by the federally. Due to the dramatic changes in the climate, and weather the vernal pools face a lot of changes in its…

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    which they develop, plays a major role when planting and growing them. These habitats, or biomes, are classified into two domains: terrestrial and aquatic. The cabbage palmetto grows in a wide variety of habitats, but they tend to be more prevalent in areas where the water table is close to the surface (“Cabbage Palmetto”). The areas in which these plants reside are included in terrestrial biomes. Sabal palms tend to grow near bodies of water, due to a warmer microclimate being present. Due to…

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    of Photosynthesis By: Maxwell Wissman, Lela Cohen, Sophia Stevenson and Russell Leibovitz ABSTRACT: This experiment was done to answer and/or to find out if you change the light intensity on a healthy plant, then it will photosynthesize differently, because the photons will hit the leaves of the plant more or less, thus increasing or decreasing the photosynthetic rate. This would answer the question by seeing how many bubbles come up without any light and how many bubbles does with light at…

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    Water Loss Lab Report

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    every living cell has water in it. Every living cell in surrounded by fluids. Water dissolves more substances then any other liquid. The ions dissolved in water are needed by organisms for growth and to manufacture various body substances. Every organism must keep it internal body fluids in balance in order to survive. Water uptake must balance water loss. Water- roots and root hair absorb water from the soil by osmosis. Roots are long and have a large surface area. Roots have thousand of root…

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    Lab Report Photosynthesis

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    the process used by plants, algae and some bacteria, to use the energy from the sunlight to transform carbon dioxide and water into glucose and oxygen. The equation for photosynthesis is: carbon dioxide + water light energy glucose + oxygen. Chloroplasts are an organelle found in the leaves of green plants and are essential in photosynthesis as they are responsible for producing the glucose and storing the energy. Photosynthesis is vital for all life on earth as the plants create their…

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    guiding principles for management. The development of flow assessment methodologies is used for prescribing environmental flow requirements. Environmental flow regimes in streams and rivers are the primary determinant of the structure and function of aquatic and riparian ecosystems (Poff et al., 1997; Hart and Finelli, 1999; Bunn and Arthington, 2002). Environmental flows are defined as the ‘quantity, timing and quality of water flows required to sustain freshwater and estuarine ecosystems and…

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