Species Essay Examples

Binomial Nomenclature

Binomial nomenclature (also called binominal nomenclature or binary nomenclature) is a formal system of naming species of living things by giving each a name composed of two parts, both of which use Latin grammatical forms, although they can be based on words from other languages. Such a name is called a binomial name (which may… View Article

Biodiversity Loss

Species loss changes the most important processes of the ecosystem,productivity and sustainability.Biodiversity loss quickens this alteration of the ecosystem. It is researched whether species loss and the change of ecosystem or global enviromental changes have more effect on vital processes. Intermediate species loss reduces the plant production, higher loss has as detrimental impact as acidification,… View Article

Humpback Whales

General Description: A. Body Symmetry: Bilateral B. Special Pigments or Coloration: Dark grey with lighter underbelly; flippers and flukes are grey and spotted with white C. Habitat: (Zone) Benthic and coastal (Geographic): From Alaska to the Caribbean D. Specific Characteristics: 1) Reproduction: Polygamous; Seasonal breeding 2) Feeding Techniques: Filter feeders; Bubble netting, Ring of foam,… View Article

If I Were A Bird

If I were a bird! As a little bird-maybe a nightingale or an innocent dove-if I were born on this earth, I would have been very happy. As a nightingale, I would be adored by the people for my sweet songs. I would have built my tiny nest on the top branch of a tree…. View Article

Asian Carp Invading the Great Lakes

HAVANA, Ill – As scientists aboard a research boat activate an electric current, the calm Illinois River transforms into a roiling, silvery mass. Asian carp by the dozen hurtle from the water as if shot from a gun, soaring in graceful arcs before plunging beneath the surface with splashes resembling tiny geysers. These fish aren’t… View Article

The Race to Save Earth’s Most Endangered Species

Jeff Corwin has been working for wildlife conservation from a very young age. He is a wildlife biologist, an Emmy Award-winning producer and host of several television series on Discovery, Animal Planet, Disney, The Food Network, NBC, CNN and the Travel Channel. He has also written Living on the Edge and the Jeff Corwin Explorers… View Article

Need of a Strengthened Species Act

There lived a bird called Passenger Pigeon in North America. A century ago people could see them in thousands or even in millions. Sadly, there are very few of them left today. The species called passenger pigeons was becaming extinct like many other species. Obviously, there were no laws to protect endangered species, resulting in… View Article

Geography Internal Assessment

First, the channel width (A. on figure 3) was measured. This was done by using a tape measure. The tape measure was held tight from bank to bank, along the water surface. Starting from 0 on the tape, the depth of the water in centimeters was measured. Once the width was taken, that measurement was… View Article

The origin and significance of diversity

Introduction Ants Formīca are arguably the most successful organisms presently on earth. They evolved from a wasp like common ancestor approximately 150 million years ago(2006 Chuck Lydeard)1. Due to their long ecological dominancy amongst insect and short life span they have undergone a high rate of adaptive radiation. Leading to a reasonably large amount of… View Article

Tiger Conservation: Genre Analysis of a Website and a You-Tube Video

Almost everyone knows what a tiger looks like. They are beautiful, majestic, huge, orange and white with black stripes. They are found in most zoos and on cereal boxes in grocery stores. Once, they were widespread throughout Eastern Russia and Asia; from the Caspian Sea to Far North Russia. Now, they have been penned into… View Article

Wildlife Consevation

Introduction India , the one and only land, defines the most diversified beauty at its pristine location with versatile attraction. Not only in terms of culture, festival and eloquent historical monuments; but this incredible land is best accosted with a variety of wildlife living amidst the astonishing landscape and a wide range of floral beauty…. View Article