Volcanic eruptions – what happens after them?

Well, obviously, a volcanic eruption results in chaos and people don’t run around in a panic for no reason. Besides the river of molten rock, there are also high concentrations of gases and volcanic ash being released. The gases and ash are usually (at least partly) relocated by the winds. While the gases can travel Read more about Volcanic eruptions – what happens after them?[…]

What are ecosystem engineers?

First, let me get one thing straight. This term doesn’t have the same meaning as the term keystone species, even though a keystone species usually is an ecosystem engineer. An ecosystem engineer is an organism, that has a crucial role in creating, destroying, modifying and/or maintaining habitat. With their specific behavior, they influence the availability Read more about What are ecosystem engineers?[…]