Commensalism, in ecology, is a class of relationships between two organisms
where one ... The word "commensalism" is derived from the word "commensal",
meaning ... in which the a...
Secondary disturbance ... Secondary disturbance. ... What is the name for a
disturbance that harms some organism but does not hurt the ecosystem?
Radical disturbance of 8.4 million acres of farmland, rangeland, and forests, ...
Not all of these effects can be adequately addressed through coal mine
reclamation. ... impacts organisms by decreasing oxygen supply, and affecting
ecosystem .... Some regulators have used the Clean Water Act to try and limit
pollution, but the ...
The results of a disturbance can be short-lived or long-term. Sometimes it takes a
few months for an ecosystem to bounce back and other times it can take ...
Oct 8, 2009 ... However, it's not only our activities in the marine environment that affect ... can
cause widespread damage to marine habitats and organisms living ... Some
marine pollution may be accidental, for example, oil spills ... It is difficult to predict
the overall impact on the marine ecosystem but many scientists fear ...
High amounts of nitrogen in soil can be harmful to certain types of plants, which ...
This does not include the crop damage caused by diseases carried by kudzu. ...
Also not estimated but still significant is the value of private property that is lost to
kudzu, since ... Respect to article author , some wonderful selective information .
Apr 29, 2015 ... A species is invasive when it is both nonnative to the ecosystem in which it is ... In
addition to their negative effects, some invasive species may have positive traits.
... Simply being nonnative in an ecosystem does not mean that a species ... It also
is possible for a species to be invasive in one ecosystem, but ...
Proliferations of microalgae in marine or brackish waters can cause massive fish
kills, ... with toxins, and alter ecosystems in ways that humans perceive as
harmful. ... of organisms: the toxin producers, which can contaminate seafood or
kill fish, ... Shellfish and in some cases finfish are often not visibly affected by the
Grassland biomes are the home to many different types of organisms. ... Not only
does the conversion of land into crops change the ecosystem, but so does the
farming of livestock. If livestock ... National parks have been developed around
grasslands, and some ... Three Examples of Environmental Disturbances in
Mar 11, 2012 ... In the long-term, overfishing can have a devastating impact on ocean ...
Therefore, overfishing does not only threaten the species of fish that is targeted ...
Bycatch is not just limited to just unwanted fish, but rather affects all types of ... As
such, these practices can wreak havoc on delicate marine ecosystems.