the use up what is left over after an organism dies and converts it into fuel for plants.
Ecosystems and biomes are closely related. Ecosystems are cartegorized under what biome they are in and then by the location of the ecosystem itself.
An ecosystem is a system of interdependent organisms which share the same habitat, in an area functioning together with all of the physical (abiotic) factors of the environment.
A group of different populations that live together
A group of organisms that are the same
Producer, Primary consumer, Secondary consumer, Tertieary consumer
Animals that first colonize on a land that are soon replaced by species that can last longer.
Anything living or was living
Has never lived and never will live
Have different genes to mix together, not just one family of genes
different types of animals in a community
different ecosystems within an area to help stabalize it
Areas where there is a great amount of biodiversity. there are only 13 hot spots that cover 2% of Earths land.
a species of animal that is very close to extiction and requires immediate action to save.
A species that is not quiet endangered but their numbers are thinning fast.
Animals that show how healthy the environment is because of how sensitive they are to harmful things.
The limiting factors in an ecosystem determine the carrying capacity
The rate at which a population grows
Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies such as lakes, rivers, oceans,lagoonss, and groundwater. All water pollution affects organisms and plants that live in these bodies of water...
the process of taking salt out of the water
a surface that water can not soak into or get through. can divert water from a watershed
wetlands help filter runoff and keep the soil in the wetlands from eroding
causes more impermeable surfaces to be built
Dumping trash directly into river
oil leaks out of cars and is carried into water by rain
comes from the land
resources that occur naturally and do not have to be processed to be used
materials that can easily be replaced within a human lifetime
resources that cannot be replaced within a human lifetime