Explains observations by ecologists on how water quality and different species—from algae to insects to fish—change when roads and buildings are constructed near streams.
The boreal forest, which stretches across northern latitudes just south of the Arctic Circle, is a key region for studying climate change—and not just the impacts. Follow ecologists into Alaska's boreal forest to learn more.
With this KWL Chart, reflect on your prior knowledge of a concept, come up with questions you’re curious about, and come up with answers from the reading.
Describes the causes and consequences of deforestation, which is a major form of habitat destruction.