Describe Your Local and Surrounding Ecologies and Environments.
Ecology is the relations and interactions between organisms and their environment. (Dictionary.com 2013) An ecosystem is comprised of living organisms together with their surrounding environment. The abiotic constituents found in the local ecosystem include; water, minerals, soil and other nonliving constituents such as sunlight and climate. The living part of the ecosystem is referred to as biotic. Biotic and abiotic constituents are linked together by nutrients cycling and energy flow. (Integrated Science, 2009) Sun is the main source of energy in an ecosystem which is transferred through an ecosystem through the food chain. The main components of an ecosystem include …show more content…
Other human activities which have affected the local ecology include; waste disposal. There are various ways of that human’s dispose of waste. On way is to bury it underground. This affects the local ecology since things such as explosives and poisonous substances buried under the soil may be hazardous. Poisonous substances buried in the soil may find their way to water masses killing the local animals and organism.
•Describe the ways that