Ecology definitions

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A species
is a group of closely related individuals which are capable of inter breeding and producing fertile offspring
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A population
is all the individuals of one given species living together in the same area at the same time
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A community
is all the the individuals of all species living together in the same area at the same time
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A Niche
describes where an organism lives and what it does (its role) this includes what it eats and how it interacts with other organisms and the environment
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Abiotic Factor
is a non-living factor which affects the distribution of an organism
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Biotic factor
is a living factor that affects the distribution of an organism
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ecosystem
is a specific area made up of living and non living factors
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A habitat
is a particular ecosystem where an organism will live/inhabit
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is all the individuals of one given species living together in the same area at the same time

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A population

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is all the the individuals of all species living together in the same area at the same time

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describes where an organism lives and what it does (its role) this includes what it eats and how it interacts with other organisms and the environment

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is a non-living factor which affects the distribution of an organism

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