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An ecosystem is localized group of interdependent organisms together with the environment that they inhabit and depe

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An ecosystem is localized group of interdependent organisms together with the environment that they inhabit and depend on. The natural world is in a constant state of flux. ...read more.

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Viewed at this level many ecosystems, when not disturbed by humans, appear superficially to be stable and unchanging, maintained in equilibrium by the "balance of nature". ...read more.

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eat the producers, the energy changes into a form that can be stored in animal cells. Secondary consumers (carnivores) transform the energy once again. Decomposers may occupy several positions in the pyramid, both receiving energy from decaying plants and animals and supplying it to detrivores and fungus-eaters. Since energy is lost in each step, populations are necessarily smaller at each higher level of the pyramid. ...read more.

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