Interactions between organisms

All living organisms interact with their environment and each other. Actually, this fact comes so easy to us, that we quite often forget about it (which is most probably the reason behind many alterations of an environment and high pollution rates). We define the interactions of organisms as competitors, predators, symbionts, and detritivores. Some scientists Read more about Interactions between organisms[…]

What are keystone species?

Keystone species are species, whose presence is important for maintaining the structure and therefore health and balance of the ecosystems. They play a crucial role because of their specific impact (behavior, diet etc.) on the ecosystem and are also referred to as ecosystem engineers. Keystone species are mostly predators, but they can also be herbivorous or Read more about What are keystone species?[…]