The biotic factors that affect deserts include all of the living organisms in the habitat, while the abiotic factors that affect deserts include all of the non-living components of the desert. Typical biotic factors of d... More »

Biotic factors are living organisms in an ecosystem, such as animals and plants. Abiotic factors are non-living physical and chemical elements in an ecosystem, and they can have a major influence on living organisms. Exa... More »

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The biotic factors in an ecosystem are physio-chemical or nonliving parts of an environment, while abiotic factors are living components of an environment. More »

There are two types of deserts: temperate, or cold, and subtropical, or hot, which gives deserts more than one type of ecosystem. There are similarities as both get less than 10 inches of rain a year, and the air is gene... More »

A habitat is where an organism or a community of organisms lives, and a niche is the specific place an organism has in an ecosystem. A habit can help define the niche of particular creature but cannot describe it entirel... More »

Rain forests are important to the world because they provide a habitat for millions of species of organisms, they regulate the world's climate, they store nearly half of the world's rainwater and they contain plants that... More »

Biotic factors in the Arctic tundra, as with other ecosystems, include living organisms, such as microorganisms, plants and animals. The biotic factors of the tundra include over 1,500 species of plants, which classify a... More »