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Biodiversity

the variety of organisms in an ecosystem

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High Biodiversity

high biodiversity are more sustainable because there are more animals

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Where is high Biodiversity

natural ecosystems

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Abiotic Factor

non living

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Biotic Factor

living

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Community

all living things in an ecosystem

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Population

individuals of the same species in the same ecosystem

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Ecological Niche

- what something eats
- what something eats
- how it behaves

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Tropic Level

the position of an animal in food chain

primary producers, herbivores, carnivores, omnivores, decomposers

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Carbon Cycle

movement of carbon from lithosphere-atmosphere-hydrosphere-biosphere

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Photosynthesis

carbon + water = glucose+oxygen

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Cell Respiration

extracts energy from nutrients in plants and animals

glucose+ oxygen= carbon dioxide + water

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Combustion

increasing level of carbon is air

problem= greenhouse gas make global warming

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Bioaccumulation


toxins are found in high concentrations at high tropic levels

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Humus

decayed remains of living creatures= dirt