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Ecology, Climate Change, Population Growth
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Ecology The Study Of the Interaction Of Organisms And Their Environment OR The Study Of The Biosphere And Its Components
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The Biosphere Zones of the earth’s soil, water, and air where living organisms are found Hydrosphere Lithosphere Atmosphere
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Components Of Ecosystem Biotic Living Producers Consumers Abiotic Nonliving Temperature, rocks, precipitation, wind
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Organism : an individual
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Population: A group of potentially interbreeding individuals of the same species occurring together in space and time
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Community : all populations in an ecosystem
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Ecosystem : The community and the physical environment
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Biosphere : All the ecosystems on Earth combined
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Three hundred trout are needed to support one man for a year. The trout, in turn, must consume 90,000 frogs, that must consume 27 million grasshoppers that live off of 1,000 tons of grass. -- G. Tyler Miller, Jr., American Chemist (1971)
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Categorizing Organisms By What They Eat Producers are eaten by: Primary consumers ( herbivores) which are eaten by: Secondary consumers ( carnivores ) which are eaten by: Tertiary consumers which are eaten by Quaternary consumers which are eaten by No Energy left!!
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