The Living Environment
It is fascinating to contemplate an entangled riverbank, clothed in plants of many kinds, with birds singing in the branches, with various insects flitting about, and with worms crawling through the damp earth, and to reflect that these elaborate forms so different from each other are also dependent on each other.
Animals and Adaptations
Landforms and Landscapes
An environment consists of living (biotic) and nonliving (abiotic) elements. Some of these photos focus on abiotic factors (the interaction of water, rock, sun, and weather), while others may focus on the biotic community (trees, grass, lichens, and fungi).