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Conservation Issues

Conservation issues are a growing concern for most scientists. As humans continue to consume natural resources, many organisms are headed for extinction. Conservation issues include the protection of trees, animals and wetlands.

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How Watersheds Work

Ever wondered where all that rain goes after a storm? Most of it is absorbed by soil and plants, while watersheds carry the rest into nearby lakes and rivers.


How does biodiversity help an ecosystem?

Biodiversity (or how much biological difference you can pack into a spot) is important no to all ecosystems. Learn more about biodiversity. See more »

5 Ideas for Doubling the World's Food Supply

How in the world are we going to supply enough food to feed everyone? Here are five ways. See more »

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is explained in this article. Learn about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch explained. See more »

What happens when a keystone species goes extinct?

Keystone species in an ecosystem function much like a keystone in an arch. Without them the structure collapses. Learn about keystone species. See more »

Insects and Biodiversity Pictures

Our insects and biodiversity pictures show their connection. Look at our insects and biodiversity pictures to the connection. See more »

Why is biodiversity important?

Is biodiversity important? Why is biodiversity important to the environment? Find out why biodiversity is important in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Whaling Works

Whaling has been practiced for several centuries. Learn about whaling, and find out what is being done to stop whaling. See more »

What is the most harmful type of diversity loss?

The most harmful type of diversity loss is explained in this article from HowStuffWorks. Learn about the most harmful type of diversity loss. See more »

What's the Earth's biggest threat to biodiversity?

The biggest threat to biodiversity on Earth is explained in this article from HowStuffWorks. Learn about the biggest threat to biodiversity. See more »

Do invasive species pollute the gene pools of other species?

Do invasive species pollute the gene pools of the indigenous species in given area? Learn about invasive species in this article. See more »