species interactions

by Erica Mousseau, William Garrett

mutalism

when two oranganism benefit helpin eachother. example is clown fish and sea anemones.

commensalism

when one is benefited and the other is not effected. example is fish following sharks around to pick up scraps other of fish killed by the shark

summary : From Bees to Coral Reefs: Mutualisms Might Be More Important to Global Ecosystem Than Previously Thought

In this artical its saying that us humans are interfere with mutualisms. This can lead to coextinction which is the extinction of more than one species. This effect on the environment could be disastrous. Humans need to help prevent this from happening or we will also suffer.     information from: sciencedaily .com