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45. Natural and Agricultural Ecosystems

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An ecosystem is defined as the interaction of a community of organisms with the physical environment. In order to produce food rapidly and economically, farmers dramatically alter natural ecosystems.

This Environmental Studies Factsheet summarises:
• How and why farmers alter natural ecosystems.
• The environmental consequences of these changes.
• The type of applied ecology questions that may come up in the exam.
• Techniques which can be used to reduce the environmental impact.

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January 2005

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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