Ecology

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Ecosystems
The environment is made up of many different types of ecosystems , such as coral reefs , forests , lakes and deserts
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Habitat
The area in which organisms live. This is made up of both biotic (living) and abiotic (non-living) components
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Community
The living (biotic) part , i.e. all the different organisms living in that particular habitat
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Population
Is all the members of a particular species living in one habitat
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Niche
Is the position and role of an organism within its ecosystem. It includes both biotic and abiotic factors
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Competition
This means that individuals have to fight for resources in order to survive
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Stable community
Is where the living and non-living factors are balanced. This results in a fairly constant population size of a species
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Interdependence
Different species within an ecosystem are connected and depend on each other for food, shelter , pollination and reproduction
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Symbiosis
Occurs when two organisms of different species live together in a very close relationship
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The area in which organisms live. This is made up of both biotic (living) and abiotic (non-living) components

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Habitat

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The living (biotic) part , i.e. all the different organisms living in that particular habitat

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Is all the members of a particular species living in one habitat

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Is the position and role of an organism within its ecosystem. It includes both biotic and abiotic factors

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