An aquatic ecosystem is a community of organisms and their interactions in a water environment. This type of ecosystem doesn't have to be large. A drop of water contains an entire aquatic ecosystem because the microorgan... More »

Fertilizer ranks toward the top of the list when it comes to pollutants that have harmful effects on aquatic ecosystems by adding chemicals and disrupting ecosystem functions. They do considerable amounts of damage in sh... More »

All water bodies on earth are aquatic biomes. Aquatic biomes are the largest of all biomes, because water covers approximately three-quarters of the planet, and they're divided into two major categories: marine and fresh... More »

The definition of ecosystem is a system that is formed by a community of organisms interacting with their environment. Both living and nonliving things within a particular area make up the ecosystem. More »

A community of organisms and their nonliving environment is called an ecosystem. In addition to living organisms, the primary components of an ecosystem are soil, atmosphere, heat and light from the sun, and water. More »

A pond ecosystem is a freshwater ecosystem in which communities of organisms rely on each other and the water environment for their nutrients and survival. Pond ecosystems have both abiotic and biotic components. More »

Marine biology is the scientific study of organisms that live in saltwater or brackish bodies of water. Marine biologists study microscopic sea life, invertebrates, fish, sea birds and sea mammals, as well as reptiles, p... More »

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