Today, I spent some time with my soul… Flashback-
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 […]
As I write this, autumn has just passed us by. Every autumn, we see a spectacle of colors all around us. In most temperate regions, leaves change into many different colors. Then, they fall off. The only irritating thing about autumn is the fallen leaves. It can clog […]
Positive feedback loops and their thresholds control Earth’s climate. They determine how much and for how long, a cooling/warming event will last.
(This is the fourth post in the “feedback loops” series) Imagine a world where nothing interacted with anything. Each entity, molecule and atom remained in isolation. They could not feel or touch each other, directly or indirectly……. That would be a dead world.
Positive feedback loops strengthen initial forcing, creating more and more of the initial process. How do they stop? Why are they important?
Alien Australian possums could be helpful, not harmful to recovering ecosystems in New Zealand — Evolution Story Time
Can alien species be helpful to some ecosystems? Apparently so! Horror stories of an alien species taking over and annihilating diversity in a native ecosystem have become pervasive in ecological news. This happens as our world continues to become more and more interconnected: species are moved around by […]