Environmental issues in England.

Essay by chph_unionHigh School, 11th gradeA+, December 2003

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The main features of England's ecosystem.

England's ecosystem is not very diverse, this is similar to all islands around the world, being and island it is unlikely that the ecosystem will change mainly because of the area. Islands usually also have their own specific and unique biome, England is no exception though it does share the Island with Wales and Scotland as well. Though England's ecosystem and biome are unique they are very similar to that of near by countries. Frances northern coast (Normandy) for example shares many similar qualities to that of England. Ireland and Wales also share most of England's ecosystem, but Scotland though pretty close to England has a much different landscape, and though sharing most aspects of its neighbours ecosystem, does differ considerably in places. This is mainly due to the difference in temperature, climate and landscape; this causes the ecosystem to differ to adapt itself to these conditions.

England's ecosystem is pretty luscious, with plenty of water, it's a very fertile and green country, but due to the dense population this has been cut into by roads and cities.

Plant life in England

England's plant life is very unique with a huge array of flora, trees, bushes, plants and flowers. Pines, oaks, elm and beech are probably the most common trees within England though there are hundreds more. Daffodils, primroses, daisies and roses are very common around England and holly and ivy are just as widespread. Due to the fertile land agricultural farming of fruit and vegetables are very common produce over England. For the same reason grass grows in huge amounts across the entire country, creating a velvety green landscape.

Animal life in England

Animal life in England is diverse, and has changed a lot over the years. This is mainly because of the...