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Symbiosis – Long term interactions between plant and animal species

A guide to the long term symbiotic interactions between species. We distinguish 6 different types of symbiosis interactions that have either a benefit, no effect or are harmful to the species involved in these interactions. ⁠ A symbiosis where one species obtains a benefit Mutualism is the symbiosis between two species, where both obtain a benefit. Within mutualism, there are different categories depending on how …

The demographics of a wild animal or plant population

Population ecology and population size When looking at the demographics of a population, there are many parameters you can look at. Today we are taking a look at the population size itself. How is this influenced and what strategies there are between different species. We start with some definitions. A population is the number of organisms of the same species that live in a particular geographic area at the …

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Explained in less than 200 characters – Ecology

There is a lot of difficult terminology in nature conservation, which can make it uninviting for people without a background in Nature conservation. Therefore, I am starting a series where I explain this difficult terminology, I explain it short and easy so everybody can understand them. Regardless of the fact if you studied in nature conservation or not. Today will be part 2 of the …