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Environments

(noun) Plural form of environment.

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Avascular Moss

... plants. Instead, in mosses, water is transported by cell-to-cell diffusion and this inefficient way to transport fluid limits the height and environments that mosses can survive in (mosses are only found in moist environments). There is a brief overview of mosses here - http://basicbiology.net/plants/lycophytes/mosses.php

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by BasicBiology
Tue Nov 18, 2014 1:01 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Avascular Moss
Replies: 5
Views: 5830

Theories - Origin of Life

... so his views may be slightly biased towards astronomical explanations. There are microorganisms though that can survive in some pretty extreme environments for long times.

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by BasicBiology
Mon Nov 10, 2014 8:10 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1128651

Help with the basic understanding of Ecosystems

... ecosystems and the same goes for a river running through rainforest. The boundaries of an ecosystem are basically defined by different types of environments, so the size of ecosystem is governed by how large the area is where the environment is relatively similar. Obviously you get different ...

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by BasicBiology
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:06 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Help with the basic understanding of Ecosystems
Replies: 1
Views: 3352

Help with the basic understanding of Ecosystems

... in an area. Environment = the conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates. So do different ecosystems have different environments? Like would a small pond IN a forest be two separate ecosystems? Or a river IN a rainforest – would the river and the rainforest be two ...

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by gooner97
Tue Sep 02, 2014 6:05 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Help with the basic understanding of Ecosystems
Replies: 1
Views: 3352

A question about evolution.

... about biological features that work on the conditions of earth, or does it contain information about biological features that will work in other environments also? Open for debate. We won't know until we try it out. How does it know which feature to develop? Genetic program again. Does it analyze ...

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by Cat
Sun Apr 20, 2014 3:18 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A question about evolution.
Replies: 1
Views: 2104
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