The Current State of the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are well known for Darwin’s observation of the various types of finches that live there and his subsequent theory of evolution. Less known though is the current predicament that has engulfed the islands. It was by chance that Darwin was able to observe these islands off the coast of South America firsthand... Continue Reading →

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Ecology and Population Growth

What is the current estimate of the worldwide human population at this moment? Describe how this number is changing moment-to-moment, day-to-day, and from one year to the next. The current worldwide human population at this moment is 6,555,336,000. This is a huge number. I knew that the current population was around 5 or 6 billion,... Continue Reading →

Personal Local Ecosystem

Describe the ecosystem in the area in which you live in terms of plant life, animal life, and geology. What populations and communities are present? Humans are indeed the great eroders. I live in a large city, Fort Worth, Texas. The entire area has been remade into a suburban area. As a consequence the predominate... Continue Reading →

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