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what is the meaning of ecosystem

the meaning of ecosystem is all the interacting parts of a organism and the environment.

2

what is the meaning of a habitat

the meaning of a habitat is the location where a living thing lives

3

what is the meaning of ecology

the meaning of ecology is the study of how living things connect with each other.

4

what is the meaning of adaptation

an inherited characteristic that helps organisms survive in their environment.

5

what is the meaning of a symbiosis

an interaction with different organisms that lasts over time. That live in close proximity to each other.

6

what is the meaning of mutualism

a symbiotic relationship between two different types of organisms that is beneficial to both organisms

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what is the meaning of parasitism

the practice of living a parasite in or on another organism

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what is the meaning of commensalism

a relationship between 2 different types of organisms in which a animal benefits and the other neither benefits or looses.

9

what are the three basic needs of a organism

1. air
2. habitat
3.nutrients

10

what is a natural resource

a natural resource is a material found in nature

11

what is an example of a parasite

a example of a parasite is a tapeworm

12

who is Linda sober

she is a environmental biologist that helps the government

13

what is the major cause of songbird fatality

because the birds are attracted to. the lights of the buildings and crash into the glass.

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what is a host

an organism that a parasite lives in and feeds on