biogeography biogeography

Definition(s):

  • (n) dealing with the geographical distribution of animals and plants

Usage(s):

  • Despite resistance, sociobiology has been absorbed into the scientific mainstream, and Wilson's spadework in the fields of entomology and island biogeography has passed rigorous .

News

  1. Old-growth trees store half rainforest carbon

    Large trees store up to half the above-ground biomass in tropical forests, reiterating their importance in buffering against climate change, finds a study published in Global Ecology and Biogeography. The research, which involved dozens of scientists from more than 40 institutions, is based on data from nearly 200,000 individual trees across 120 lowland rainforest sites in Africa, Asia, and ...
    on August 9, 2013     Source: Environmental News Network

  2. Old-growth trees store half rainforest carbon

    Large trees store up to half the above-ground biomass in tropical forests, reiterating their importance in buffering against climate change, finds a study published in Global Ecology and Biogeography. The research, which involved dozens of scientists from more than 40 institutions, is based on data from nearly 200,000 individual trees across 120 lowland rainforest sites in Africa, Asia, and ...
    on August 9, 2013     Source: Environmental News Network

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Quotes

  • "The Ningaloo coast tells an extraordinary story of biogeography, climate change, the assembling of continents and the opening of oceans," Mr Garrett told reporters in Perth.
    on Jan 5, 2010 By: Peter Garrett Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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