Every ecosystem, at the end of the day, is governed by the environmental factors that exist there. This, I’ve mentioned time and again. How intricate is this relationship? Take a look! One single dam can alter the geomorphic (or landscape or environmental) factors of the entire floodplain. These […]
Patches in landscapes behave like islands in the ocean. This concept is described in the theory of island biogeography, which has applications in restoration and conservation of ecosystems.
The Earth and nature have survived for so long because for most part, they have been in moderate conditions. If extremes have turned up, they have done so slowly (There is a reason every life coach and motivational speaker tries to tell us to live in moderation!). But […]
What’s beautiful (and horrible to a person with OCD) about a landscape is the diversity you find within it. A landscape, at any scale, has a variety of different features that are clearly visible. The variety may be in color, in species composition, in successional stages, landforms, etc. […]