Dichotomous Key for Shells

Dichotomous Key for Shells

1a: Circle like, with lateral ridges close together (1) clam shellas 1b: Circle like, fans out more with lateral ridges spaced further apart (Go to 6) …

 

Ecosystem Restoration

Ecosystem Restoration

Biodiversity is the variation within plant and animal species in an environment.  There are three types of biodiversity. They include:  genetic diversity, species diversity and …

 

Mechanisms of Speciation

Mechanisms of Speciation

Speciation is the formation of a new species. This could be caused by a number of different factors. For example within Fiji, there are a …

 

Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Resistance

  Antibiotic resistance is when bacteria become resistant to an antibiotic preventing it from performing its purpose. In order for the bacteria to become resistant, it …

 

Lactose Evolution

Lactose Evolution

  Lactose intolerance is the body’s incapability to digest milk sugars, known as lactose, found in dairy products. It causes discomfort to the body through common …

 

Mealy Bugs

Mealy Bugs

  These bugs are a serious pest found in a wide range of plants from flowers in homes to fruit trees and shrubs. They are mobile …

 

Prokaryotic Cells

Prokaryotic Cells

Prokaryotes are part of the bacteria and the archea kingdoms. These cells contain no nucleus and no membrane bound organelles within their systems. Since prokaryotes …

 

Plant Study: Vascular Plant In Fiji (Kava)

Plant Study: Vascular Plant In Fiji (Kava)

Piper Methysticum, known as Yoqona and even more commonly known as Kava is a woody shrub that grows to four metres tall. Kava grows near …

 

Comparing Dolphin Anatomy

Comparing Dolphin Anatomy

Dolphins and sea turtles are both amazing creatures of the deep blue sea. They both have their own interesting anatomy which explains, for example, how …

 

Monocot & Dicot Plants

Monocot & Dicot Plants

This exotic flower of Fiji is an example a  dicot plant. A dicot plant is classified in several different ways. From just glancing at the …

 
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