Ecology


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Ecology
1011302EcologyThe word ecology is derived from the Greek root oikos, which means “household” and ecology is indeed a study of the household of life. It is a holistic (broad-based and integrative) approach to understanding living things in context as they relate both to their physical environment (abiotic aspects) and to each other (biotic aspects). It is these interactions of living things that provide the raw material for ecological studies. Ecologists also tend to support appropriate responsible social actions to ensure that life in its diversity and richness…
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George H. Fried; George J. Hademenos: Schaum's Outline of Biology, Fourth Edition. Ecology, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export