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Index Endemism

Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere. [1]

33 relations: Bermuda, Bermuda petrel, Cosmopolitan distribution, Ecology, Endangered species, Endemism in the Hawaiian Islands, Ethiopia, Ethiopian Highlands, Fynbos, Galápagos Islands, Glacier bear, Greek language, Habitat, Hydrangea hirta, Indigenous (ecology), Introduced species, Japan, Juniperus bermudiana, Jurisdiction, Lake Baikal, List of ecoregions with high endemism, Lists of extinct species, Logging, Neoendemism, New Latin, Orange-breasted sunbird, Paleoendemism, Polyploid, Reference.com, Slash-and-burn, Socotra, South Africa, Southeast Alaska.


Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Bermuda petrel

The Bermuda petrel (Pterodroma cahow) is a gadfly petrel.

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Cosmopolitan distribution

In biogeography, a taxon is said to have a cosmopolitan distribution if its range extends across all or most of the world in appropriate habitats.

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Ecology (from οἶκος, "house", or "environment"; -λογία, "study of") is the branch of biology which studies the interactions among organisms and their environment.

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Endangered species

An endangered species is a species which has been categorized as very likely to become extinct.

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Endemism in the Hawaiian Islands

Located about 2300 miles (3680 km) from the nearest continental shore, the Hawaiian Islands are the most isolated group of islands on the planet.

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Ethiopia (ኢትዮጵያ), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ, yeʾĪtiyoṗṗya Fēdēralawī Dēmokirasīyawī Rīpebilīk), is a country located in the Horn of Africa.

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Ethiopian Highlands

The Ethiopian Highlands is a rugged mass of mountains in Ethiopia, situated in the Horn region in Northeast Africa.

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Fynbos (meaning fine-leaved plants) is a small belt of natural shrubland or heathland vegetation located in the Western Cape and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa.

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Galápagos Islands

The Galápagos Islands (official name: Archipiélago de Colón, other Spanish name: Las Islas Galápagos), part of the Republic of Ecuador, are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed on either side of the equator in the Pacific Ocean surrounding the centre of the Western Hemisphere, west of continental Ecuador.

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Glacier bear

The glacier bear (Ursus americanus emmonsii), sometimes referred to as the blue bear, is a subspecies of American black bear with silver-blue or gray hair endemic to Southeast Alaska.

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Greek language

Greek (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

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In ecology, a habitat is the type of natural environment in which a particular species of organism lives.

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Hydrangea hirta

Hydrangea hirta that is commonly known as the "nettle-leaved hydrangea" is an endemic species that is native to Japan with ranges from its native country to East Asia.

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Indigenous (ecology)

In biogeography, a species is defined as indigenous to a given region or ecosystem if its presence in that region is the result of only natural process, with no human intervention.

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Introduced species

An introduced species (alien species, exotic species, non-indigenous species, or non-native species) is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, either deliberate or accidental.

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Juniperus bermudiana

Juniperus bermudiana is a species of juniper endemic to Bermuda.

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Jurisdiction (from the Latin ius, iuris meaning "law" and dicere meaning "to speak") is the practical authority granted to a legal body to administer justice within a defined field of responsibility, e.g., Michigan tax law.

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Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal (p; Байгал нуур, Baigal nuur; Байгал нуур, Baigal nuur, etymologically meaning, in Mongolian, "the Nature Lake") is a rift lake in Russia, located in southern Siberia, between Irkutsk Oblast to the northwest and the Buryat Republic to the southeast.

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List of ecoregions with high endemism

This list is for ecoregions with high endemism.

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Lists of extinct species

This page features lists of extinct species, organisms that have become extinct, either in the wild life or completely disappeared from Earth.

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Logging is the cutting, skidding, on-site processing, and loading of trees or logs onto trucks or skeleton cars.

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Neoendemism is one of two sub-categories of endemism, the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location.

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New Latin

New Latin (also called Neo-Latin or Modern Latin) was a revival in the use of Latin in original, scholarly, and scientific works between c. 1375 and c. 1900.

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Orange-breasted sunbird

The orange-breasted sunbird (Anthobaphes violacea) is the only member of the bird genus Anthobaphes; however, it is sometimes placed in the genus Nectarinia.

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Paleoendemism along with neoendemism is one of two sub-categories of endemism.

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Polyploid cells and organisms are those containing more than two paired (homologous) sets of chromosomes.

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Reference.com is an online encyclopedia, thesaurus, and dictionary.

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Slash-and-burn agriculture, or fire–fallow cultivation, is a farming method that involves the cutting and burning of plants in a forest or woodland to create a field called a swidden.

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Socotra سُقُطْرَى Suqadara, also called Soqotra, located between the Guardafui Channel and the Arabian Sea, is the largest of four islands of the Socotra archipelago.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Southeast Alaska

Southeast Alaska, sometimes referred to as the Alaska Panhandle, is the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of Alaska, bordered to the east by the northern half of the Canadian province of British Columbia.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endemism

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