Definition of Ecology. Our definition of ecology is: The scientific study of the processes influencing the distribution and abundance of organisms, the interactions among organisms, and the interactions between organisms and the transformation and flux of energy and matter.
Considering this, how do we manage natural resources?
Natural resource management refers to the management of natural resources such as land, water, soil, plants and animals, with a particular focus on how management affects the quality of life for both present and future generations (stewardship). Environmental management is also similar to natural resource management.
What do ecologists do?
Ecologists study the relationships between living things and their environment. Ecologists can be teachers or research scientists. They can work for environmental organizations like The Nature Conservancy or for the government. They may work at museums, zoos and aquariums.
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