A community of organisms and their physical environment interacting as an ecological unit. (Source: GEMET/LBC)
A dynamic complex of plant, animal and micro-organism communities and their non-living environment interacting as a functional unit. (Source: CBD, Article 2)
Broader: LEO Thesaurus
Concept URI: http://www.informea.org/terms/ecosystem
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