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Daemon
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Global Biomass

Biomass is the total amount of living organisms in a given area, expressed in terms of living weight per unit area. It can include microorganisms, plants, and animals. An amazing amount of biomass is created by the approximately 10 quintillion insects living at any one time. In fact, the almost one million known insect species comprise 300 times the total weight of Earth's human population. What other single class of organisms makes up a staggering 25% of the global biomass? More...
Westley Payne
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We also have more bacteria in our bodies than cells.
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A swamp would be an example of a thriving biomass, I would guess.
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This article has done more to demonstrate to me how little I know about the world I live in. For starters, it would help to know the sciencific vocabulary. First step on the road to knowledge is to get rid of the television.
Henry Martinez
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It's mostly "good" bacteria though. Still I wonder how long we will be able to survive before these constantly mutating "things" bring us down and sweep us under the rug. Or is it simply natures form of population control.


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Henry Martinez
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One million known insect species. And they have an official campsite in my backyard. And each new species isn't valid until it bites me at least once. I ain't pretty to look at, but I thought I at least outweighed 'em.

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Fascinating subject.

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Christine
Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 9:35:09 PM

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Westley Payne wrote:
We also have more bacteria in our bodies than cells.


recite the research please

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/06/080603085914.htm

you are right!

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