Types of Symbiosis in Nature with Examples

For my research presentation and paper I am going to explore the three different types of symbiosis in nature and give examples of them. The three different types of symbiosis include: parasitism, commensalism, and mutualism. There is also mention of two other types, competition and neutralism but for my research I will not include these.…

Air Pollution

When I think about air pollution I think of gases and toxic air in our atmosphere. We don’t really hear about it unless it is a big problem that is happening currently. Take a look at the current big air problems in the country Beijing. They are having problems with the big thick smog all…

How the Environment Affects Our Health

What is Environmental Health? It is an area of study in the field of public health that is concerned with accessing and controlling the impacts of humans on their environment and the impact of the environment on humans.  The environment including its vegetation, other animals, and natural and historical landmarks, is a vital tool that…

Oceanic Reptilian Diversity: The World of Sea Turtles

This project seeks to explore the diversity of the seven species of sea turtles know to inhabit Earth’s oceans today, including ancestral roots, lifestyles, and variations in anatomy and physiology of each species.  I hypothesize that each of these sea turtle species are derived from one common ancestor of fresh water origin and that they…

Pesticide/ Herbicide Resistance

Pesticide/ herbicide resistance is quickly becoming a larger problem in the world of agriculture than we may have previously thought. In 1970 there were no known herbicide resistant weed unfortunately, today we are dealing with 273 herbicide-resistant known weeds.  There are over 500 resistant insects (Bellinger).DDT was introduced as the first organic insecticide, and its…