Ecosystem definition

Ecosystem means a dynamic complex of plant, animal and micro-organism communities and their non-living environment interacting as a functional unit.
Ecosystem means the complex of a community of organisms and its environment.
Ecosystem means a system of living organisms and their environment, each influencing the existence of the other and both necessary for the maintenance of life.

Examples of Ecosystem in a sentence

  • The participants of the CTI LRFT Workshop are invited to present the results of the October 12th–15th, 2010 Kota Kinabalu Regional Exchange Workshop (Ecosystem Approaches to a Sustainable Live Reef Fish Trade in the Coral Triangle) as part of an session on regional collaboration and coordination during the APEC-sponsored workshop.

  • A team of two students carried out a literature review and expert interviews for a study on “Assessing the Multiple Values of Ecosystem Services”.

  • Federal Provincial and Territorial Governments of Canada, 2010: Canadian Biodiversity: Ecosystem Status and Trends 2010.

  • They include Ameresco Canada Inc., Direct Energy Business Services Limited, Ecosystem, Honeywell Limited, Johnson Controls L.P., MCW Building Technologies Ltd.

  • In the most comprehensive assessment of the state of nature ever undertaken, the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services recently identified climate change as the third most important risk factor contributing to the loss of biodiversity.10 B.


More Definitions of Ecosystem

Ecosystem means a community of organisms, interacting with one another, and the natural resources comprising the environment in which those organisms live and with which they also interact.
Ecosystem means a self-sustaining and self-regulating community of organisms and the interaction between the organisms with one another and with their environment;
Ecosystem means an integrated, self-functioning system consisting of interactions among both the biotic community and abiotic environment within a specified location in space and time. Sizes of ecosystems may vary considerably.
Ecosystem means all the interrelated organisms and their environment within a defined area.
Ecosystem means a balanced natural system of living organisms and their environment.
Ecosystem means a dynamic complex of plant, animal and microorganism communities and their nonliving environment interacting as a functional unit. Ecosystems vary from relatively undisturbed ones, such as natural forests, to landscapes with mixed patterns of human use and ecosystems that are intensively managed and modified by humans, such as agricultural land and urban areas.
Ecosystem means a system made up of a community of animals, plants, and bacteria, and the system's interrelated physical and chemical environment;