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Ecosystems & Landscapes

Ecosystems and Landscapes

Ecosystems and Landscapes The mosaic of ecosystems we see from a plane is not just a random array. There are patterns to the spatial configurations of ecosystems. Lakes are drained by rivers and bordered by marshes, woodlots are patches embedded in a matrix of agricultural ecosystems, clear cuts are patches …

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Species Diversity: What is a Species?

Species( Phyllodesmium iriomotense)

Species Diversity Imagine flocks of parrots flashing green and gold over the piedmont forests of Virginia, a raft of penguin-like birds paddling up a Norwegian fjord, or a marsupial wolf coursing kangaroos through the eucalypt woodlands of Australia. These sights will never be seen again because the Carolina parakeet, great …

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