What is an environmental niche?

An ecological or environmental niche refers to the interrelationship of a species with all the biotic and abiotic factors affecting it. It particularly describes the relational position of an organism or a population in a particular ecosystem. However, the niche of a species in a particular ecosystem will help set the features of its environment as these features will be crucial to its survival.

Further Readings-

  1. Importance of Biodiversity
  2. Destruction of Ecosystem
Related Links
Environment and Ecology: Ecosystems Environment And Ecology Notes
What is Ecotone Biological Weathering
Environment & Ecology Questions in UPSC Mains GS-3 Biodiversity – Species, Genetics & Ecosystem

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