biome - a geographic area that contains many ecosystems. Determined by climate.
a living thing
group of orgainisms
different types of orgainisms that live together
habitat where groups of orgainisms work together to live
The variation in species in an ecosystem
Specific areas (17 areas) near the equator that are the most biodiverse areas in the world
A species that is almost extinct in all its habitats
A species that is threatened to die out in only one of its habitats
A species that will tell if a habitat/ecosystem is healthy or not
short lifed species that set up the basis of an ecosystem
An ecosystem changes over time
an ecosystem starts from nothing - a new volcanic island
an ecosystem starts where there was life before - burned down rainforest
the rate at which a populations grow. Briths - deaths
Waste, cans, debris, fertilizers, etc. that is washed away into stormdrains.
any material/energy source that can be replaced/cycled during 1 human lifespan.
any material/energy source that cannot be replaced.
An area underground where water is, or there is a layer of water.
The removal of salt from water
Urbanization has greatly impacted the enviorment. It vreates many impermeable sources and usually has a high pollution rate.