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A forest is a unit of multilayered vegetation that is dominated by trees. Around 4.03 billion hectares, which equates to approximately 30% of earths land area is covered by forests. Forests hold great importance as they provide a wide range of ecosystem services such as conserving flora and fauna, preventing soil erosion and regulating climate. Birds have been associated with forests since they first came into existence. Birds are highly interactive members in the forest ecosystem and share a mutualistic...
There are many things that make the human species unique. While there are many factors that all scientists can agree are uniquely innate to humans, there are still some categories that cause a lot of controversy in this field. For example, the Bischof-Köhler hypothesis is one hypothesis that scientists have debated if it is truly unique to humans or it applies to others in the animal kingdom. The Bischof-Köhler hypothesis states that only human can “dissociate themselves from their current...
The study of climate change impacts on birds has increasingly been hot topic in recent years. Abundant evidence and proof shows there have been apparent changes in avian population, life history traits, and geographic ranges in react to worldwide environmental change. This paper briefly reviews the impacts of climate change on birds specifically focusing on its distribution, production and conservation concern. There have been many short- and long-term studies in the scientific field which reveals the unknown and solid facts...
Animals use sound to communicate for reasons of survival, friendship, and breeding. Following the start of life on Earth 3.5 billion years ago, sound communication has since been a key aspect of animal lives, allowing for the enunciation of varying ideas to others. The conflicting purposes of auditory communication can be through several animals such as birds, chimpanzees, and dogs. The significant threshold moments will also be exemplified as the distinct effect of early life, early humanity and domestication will...