Urban Barcode Project Team Group 1
Program:
Urban Barcode Project
Year:
2021-22
Research Topic:
Biodiversity & trade
Taxonomic Group Studied:
Multiple - enter below

Project:

Biodiversity in New City Parks
Students:
Zadia White-Regis, Vanya Nyarko, Summer Jade Williams Watso
School:
Frank McCourt HS, Manhattan
Mentors:
Dora Miklos

Abstract:

According to National Geographic, “Biodiversity refers to the variety of all living things in a selected area, or furthermore, the entire planet” (Lanting, 2019). Biodiversity is important because it is essential to the survival of life on Earth; it ensures the continuous survival of the planet’s life. It is essential to the functionality of life within an ecosystem because all organisms work together to move on their own accord. Every ecosystem has a balanced cycle that makes it what it is, and maintains the dynamic (Morel & Nogué, 2019). However, in this experiment, the biodiversity of trees, plants, and insects in Central Park and Riverside park are being studied. Parks are not only beneficial to the functioning of human society, but also provides for an increase in the biodiversity of non-human animal and plant species. Central Park and Riverside Park are both considered urban parks in the borough of Manhattan of New York City. According to research conducted on the effect(s

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