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Global ecology

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A subfield in ecology dealing with the relationship of organisms with one another and with their environment on a global scale.


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A few marine ecology questions!

Hi guys, I'm just prepping for an ecology exam next week, and thought i'd go over some previous years exams, although ... and disturbance can have on the diversity of communities. 6. Describe a "global gradient" in marine biodiversity AND a hypothesis to explain it. 7. Briefly ...

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by marinebiologist26
Thu Jun 24, 2010 3:04 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: A few marine ecology questions!
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Re: Epigenetics and Neoteny

... and albatrosses. I found a paper by Burg and Croxall (2004) "Global population structure and taxonomy of the Wandering Albatross species complex" Molecular Ecology 13: 2345–2355. This paper examines alleles in the mitochondrial control region. ...

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by jpenhall
Sun Jun 20, 2010 11:52 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Epigenetics and Neoteny
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Views: 4793

Re: Does it really matter?

... such losses are of importance in terms of human emotions. In terms of global ecology, they are totally unimportant. We often forget that life on Earth today is based on ...

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by skeptic
Tue Mar 23, 2010 1:00 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Does it really matter?
Replies: 33
Views: 24864

Ecology

... other insects. High temperature may lead to increasing in air and water pollution, which may danger to human health. We are also suffering from global warming , and what is this global warming? Global warming is the increase in the average temperature in Earth due to the greenhouse effect. These ...

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by kmartin
Tue Oct 20, 2009 10:36 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
Replies: 68
Views: 89530

Global Environmental Change

[b] Global environmental change is among the most severe challenges facing the mankind today.The ... land-use and land-cover changes cause cascading effects on the local as well as global ecology.Food production has increase mainly through intensification of resources.Increased ...

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by lulu16
Sat Oct 17, 2009 7:16 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
Replies: 68
Views: 89530
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