Biomass is a term in ecology for the mass of living organisms in a given ecosystem. Biomass can refer to the living stock of species in a given habitat, but can...
PanamáLast Updated on 2013-05-24 at 13:23
Panama is a nation of three-and-a-half million people, located between Costa Rica to the north and Columbia to the south.
Panama connects the continental land masses of... More »
Isthmus of PanamaLast Updated on 2013-05-24 at 13:10
The Isthmus of Panama (sometimes known as the Isthmus of Darien), a narrow strip of land connecting the continents of North and South America. The Isthmas in crossed by the... More »
Sumatran lowland rainforestsLast Updated on 2013-05-24 at 00:32
The Sumatran lowland rainforests are one of the most diverse forests on Earth and also among the most threatened.
These forests contain comparable levels of More »
Extraterrestrial soilsLast Updated on 2013-05-23 at 18:48
Extraterrestrial soils may be defined as any of the solid granular crustal features of planets and moon other than those soils on planet Earth. Despite four decades of space... More »
New Caledonia rainforestsLast Updated on 2013-05-23 at 18:36
The islands of New Caledonia contain some of the most distinctive plants in the world, with a large number of species, endemics, and an ancient character... More »
Eastern Miombo woodlandsLast Updated on 2013-05-22 at 21:56
Confined to the lower elevations of the Central African Plateau, the Eastern Miombo woodland ecoregion ranges from southern Tanzania to northern Mozambique and... More »