15 Plants That Can Grow Near Rivers and Streams

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15 Plants That Can Grow Near Rivers and Streams Rivers and streams, including lakes and ponds, are part of the freshwater biome and are home to diverse plants. The freshwater plants also called “Riparian Plants” are an essential part of freshwater ecosystems that help regulate the delicate ecosystems of rivers and streams by adding oxygen … Read more

Desert Biome: Climate, Precipitation, Location, Seasons, Plants, Animals

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Desert Biome Deserts are some of the most widespread yet unexplored biomes. They cover about 1/3 of the earth’s surface and are found in 60 of the world’s nations. The largest hot desert biome (the subtropical Sahara) stretches over 3.5 million square miles or 9 million square kilometers. However, the Antarctica, which is a polar … Read more

What is Flora and Fauna and Importance of Flora and Fauna

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What is Flora and Fauna? The physical world is composed of living and non-living things. They are generally referred to as the biotic and the abiotic. The abiotic is the physical objects like rivers, mountains, volcanoes and water-bodies. The biotic is the world of flora and fauna. Flora The word “flora” is used to designate … Read more

Ecosystem – Components and Threats To an Ecosystem

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What is an Ecosystem? Ecosystem is the interconnectedness of organisms including animals, plants, and microbes with each other and their non-living environment. Examples of the non-living aspects of the environment include climate, soil, water, sun, earth, rocks, atmosphere, temperature, and humidity. In an ecosystem, every living organism has an ecological niche. Hence, what makes an … Read more

The Nitrogen Cycle and its Processes

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The Nitrogen Cycle The nitrogen cycle explains the how nitrogen flows between animals, bacteria, plants, the atmosphere, and the soil on earth. The uniqueness of the nitrogen cycle is that nitrogen is the most abundant gas in the earth’s atmosphere, about 78% of all air, but it can’t be directly utilized by the animals and … Read more

5 Serious Effects of Light Pollution

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Serious Effects of Light Pollution Unlike other forms of pollution, light pollution has not been regarded as an important issue until lately. Specifically, light pollution has been realized due to some of its effects. Glares, light trespass, and clutter at night suggest some of the intricate aspects that have made the consequences of light pollution … Read more