Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health

Interactions and interdependencies: Relationships in an ecosystem

Examine the importance of biodiversity for ecosystem health in the Galapagos. This section explains why species populations fluctuate and what impact this can have on the health of the ecosystem. 

Learning objectives

  • To know that species populations fluctuate according to a range of factors. 
  • To understand biodiversity can improve the health of an ecosystem.
  • To appreciate that the fluctuation in size of one species population can affect other species populations.

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