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Aerial view of a city
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When a city is built, habitat and most organisms living in it are killed or forced to flee. Cities use a lot of energy and water and create a tremendous amount of waste and runoff. Development is the biggest source of pollution.

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Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
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Diagram/Illustration
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
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Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Algal bloom in a lake in Tennessee
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Large amounts of nutrients from agricultural runoff and pollution cause increased growth of algae. Algal blooms cause other organisms to die because the algae uses up all the oxygen in the water to grow. Eventually, this body of water will have no life in it.

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Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
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Diagram/Illustration
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
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Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Diamond
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Diamonds are created by the earth over many years. They are actually made of carbon atoms that are arranged in a specific lattice pattern.

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Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
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Diagram/Illustration
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
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Diverse Life Forms: Peeper
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Peepers are very tiny frogs. They are the first frogs to start calling, or making noises called singing, out of any frogs. Peepers are often heard and not seen because they're so small.

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Life Science
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Diagram/Illustration
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
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N/A N/A (United States Geological Survey;United States Department of Interior)
Duckweed
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Goldfish love to eat small aquatic plants. Some common plants that they eat are called duckweed and elodea. People that own goldfish can feed them processed fish flakes instead.

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Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
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Diagram/Illustration
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
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Fiddler crab burrows
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Fiddler crabs dig small burrow holes to live in. They are often found on the beach. Other animals that live in burrows or holes in the ground are groundhogs, ants, and earthworms.

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Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
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Diagram/Illustration
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Achim Raschka (United States Geological Survey ;U.S. Department of Interior)
Mussels in Lake Erie
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This image shows the true extent of invasive species introductions. In 1988 zebra mussel distribution was limited. However, their population sizes and locations have increased exponentially in the past 20 years.

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Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
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Diagram/Illustration
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (CSUF;Biological Sciences)
Otter and sea urchin
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Sea otters are herbivores and eat mainly sea urchins. Sea otters have been over-hunted in the past 100 years for their beautiful (and expensive) fur.

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Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
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Diagram/Illustration
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (CSUF;Biological Sciences)
Otter in kelp forest
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Sea otters are carnivores and eat mainly sea urchins. Sea urchins graze on kelp. Thus, otters help control herbivore grazing.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
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Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (CSUF;Biological Sciences)
Pacific pocket mouse (Perognathus longimembris pacificus)
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Mice are omnivores and eat green plants and insects. However, snakes, owls, skunks, and coyotes prey on mice.

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Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (CSUF;Biological Sciences)
Past Distribution of the zebra mussel
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After their introduction to the United States in 1988, Zebra mussels were present in small numbers in the Great Lakes region.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
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Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (CSUF;Biological Sciences)
Salamander
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One reason why salamanders are considered to be amphibians is because they lay eggs to reproduce. Some salamanders breathe through lungs, others through gills, and some through their skin. The ones that have gills need to stay in the water to breathe.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
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N/A N/A (United States Geological Survey ;Department of Interior)
Sedimentation in the Little Colorado River
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Sedimentation is the build-up of runoff from agricultural, urban, and industrial waste containing sewage, fertilizers, metals and other chemicals.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Zebra mussel current distribution
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In the last 20 years, zebra mussels have spread from the Great Lakes to most major freshwater areas in the Eastern United States.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (CSUF;Biological Sciences)