Environmental science crossword

The study of how organisms interact with each other
All living things and their physical environments within a particular area
Change over time
An organisms habitat resource use and fundamental role in a community
The variety of organisms in an area
Able to meet current demand for a resource without depending the future supply
Largest group of organisms In which 2 individuals can produce fertile offspring
The process by which new species are generated
The Disappearance of a species from Earth
The extinction of an organism or species in one area
Anything an organism needs to survive
Killing of an animal illegally
Any part of an ecosystem that is living or used to be living
Members of a species that live in the same area at the same time
Matter that makes up earth and it's atmosphere

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Biodiversity Crossword

Biodiversity Crossword

the number of different species in an area
species that influences the survival of many other species
carries the hereditary information that determines traits
the disappearance of all members of a species from Earth
a species in danger of becoming extinct in the near future
a species that could become endangered
the loss of a natural habitat
breaking larger habitats into smaller, isolated pieces
illegal killing or removal of wildlife from their habitats
the mating of animals in zoos or on wildlife preserves

Ecology crossword puzzle

Ecology crossword puzzle

Organisms that make their own food
The variety of species in an ecosystem
Organic matter that derives from living or recently living organisms
The area on earth were organisms live
An organism that only gains energy from other animals
The maximum quantity of organisms in an area
All the organisms in a habitat working together
An organism that gains energy from deceased organisms
Form of biology
Representation of energy flow
A simple diagram that represents the consumption of organisms in an ecosystem
Complex combination of food chains
An organism that only gains energy from plants
Animal that gets it's energy from autotrophs
An object or organism the limits the growth of a population
Organism that eats meat and plants
amount of organisms in one species
An organism that hunts another organism
An organism that is hunted by a predator

Ecology Vocabulary Crossword

Ecology Vocabulary Crossword

A diagram showing all of the interconnected food chains in an ecosystem
Large variety of organisms and species in an ecosystem
An organism that breaks down dead organisms
A diagram that shows how energy decreases as it travels through the trophic levels of a food chain
A diagram showing a single pathway of energy transfer an ecosystem
An organism that eats both plants and animals
An organism that eats only other animals
An organism that eats only other plants
When two organisms fight over the same resource
All of the different populations of organisms living in an area
All of the living space on earth
Living and nonliving things interacting in an area
All of the members of the same species in an area
The organism that is hunted
The organism that hunts others for food
A trait that helps an organism survive
The scarcest resource that limits a population's size
The largest population size an ecosystem can hold
A type of relationship where one organism benefits while the other organism is harmed
A type of symbiosis where one species benefits and the other is not helped or harmed
A type of symbiosis where two organisms benefit from their relationship with each other
A relationship where to species interact and one is benefitted
Living part of the environment; includes anything made by a living organism
Non living part of the environment
Any organism able to make its own food (aka Producer)
An organism that has to eat other living things to survive (aka consumer)
Used by organisms to do everything it needs to live
Third level consumer. Often top of the food chain
The 1st level consumer. Eats producers

Ecology Crossword

Ecology Crossword

an individual living thing composed of one or more cells
organism that must obtain nutrients and energy from eating other organisms
another term for producer
The complete destruction of every member of a species
energy links between different organisms in an ecosystem
very similar organism that can interbreed and produce fertile offspring
a group of organisms of the same species living in an ecosystem
organism that breaks down chemical compounds made by living things
organism that consumes only animal tissue
the second level of consumer that eats herbivores
the place organisms live
the non-living components of an ecosystem
the study of the relationships and interactions of living things with their environment
animals that hunt for other living animals
organism that can produce their own food through the process of photosynthesis
the primary level of consumer that eats producers
the living components of an ecosystem
a community of organisms in an environment
another term for consumer
the animal hunted by other animals
the overlapping of food chains in an ecosystem
organism that consumes only plant tissue
organism that must obtain nutrients and energy from eating other organisms
the part of the Earth in which life can exist
the third level of consumer, generally a carnivore
organism that consumes both plant and animal tissue
the role of an organism and what it needs to survive in its ecosystem.
the interaction between two organisms that require the same resource
all living components of an ecosystem
a major ecological community occupying a large geographic region

Ecology Crossword Puzzle

Ecology Crossword Puzzle

large geographical region that contains similar ecosystems.
a group of members of the same species that live in a particular area.
made up of populations of different species that live and interact in an area.
all living parts of the ecosystem.
taking responsibility for managing & protecting the environment.
the part of the planet where life exist.
a group of similar organisms.
all living things & non- living things on earth & their interactions with one
the layer of gasses that surrounds the earth.
a group of individual parts that work as a whole to accomplish a task.
the study of how organisms interact with each other and the environment.
all the non living factors (physical things)
populations of living organisms continue to interact and reproduce or survives & works well overtime.
a place or environment where an organism lives.
a complex self regulating system which living things interact with non living things.
the earth's solid outer layer.
all the different types of organisms in an area.
all water on the earth.
the role that a given species plays in its environment.
to look at the whole picture everything is considered

Ecosystems Crossword

Ecosystems Crossword

The nonliving parts of an ecosystem
A predator that is at the top of a food chain and that is not preyed upon by any other animal
A living part of an ecosystem
A relationship between two species in which one species benefits and the other is neither helped or harmed
An interaction that occurs when organisms try to get the same resources
All the populations of organisms in an ecosystem
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms
A helpful interaction among organisms living in a limited area that aids each organism's survival
An organsim that gets energy by breaking down dead organisms and the wastes of living things
The process in which fixed nitrogen compounds are converted back into nitrogen gas and returned to the atmosphere
All the living and nonliving parts of an environment as well as the ineractions among them
An organism that a parasite lives in or on
An environmental factor that prevents a population from increasing
A symbiotic relationship between two organisms in which both organisms benefit
An organism's role in its environment
The process that converts nitrogen in the atmosphere into compounds in the soil that are useful to a varity of organisms
An organism that lives in or on another organism and benefits at the other organism's expense
A symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and the other is harmed
A process by which plants use the sun's energy to make food
A group of organisms of the same species living in the same place
A relationship in which one animal hunts, kills and eats another animal
An organism that eats producers
An organism in a food web or food chain that makes its own food
A close relationship between two species that benefits at least one of the species (3 types-mutualism, commensalism, parasitism)
A feeding level in an ecosystem



All free ranging vertebrates in their naturally associated environments.
The condition where in the breeding, care and feeding of animals are more or less controlled by man.
Domestic Animals which have reverted to the wild state.
The art of making land produce valuable populations of wildlife.
The habitat of earth occupied by living organisms.
All the materials and processes in the surroundings of an organisms or population.
The study of relationships between organisms and the environment.
It is the kind of biotic community, or set of biotic communities in which an animal or population lives.
Te combination of biotic community and physical environment.
Biological changes that fit an animal for survival and reproduction within a particular environment or within a limited range of environments.
A term referring o forest.
Any materials provided by nature from which living things draw their substances.
A two-way movement, usually between seasonally used home ranges.
The cessation of existence of a species or group of taxa reducing biodiversity.
Pairing male and one female for at least one breeding season.
A group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding.
A range of different species.
An animal that feeds on plants.
An animal that feeds on flesh
An animal that eats both food of both plants and animal origin.
A region of transition between two biological communities.
Resources are limited in that environment.
An area of cooperation.
An animal born in a specific habitat.
An ecological unit composed of a group of organisms.

Biodiversity Crossword

Biodiversity Crossword

the rich variety of life on earth.
all the living and non-living parts of a community.
the study of the interactions between organisms and their enviorment.
the place in which an organism lives.
all the members of a species in an ecosystem
all the population in an ecosystem
part of earth that contains all ecosystems.
everything that surrounds are animal, or plant, including living/non-living things

Human/Global Impact Crossword

Human/Global Impact Crossword

A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile offspring
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period of time
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and live in the same area
Place where an organism lives
organism's role, or job, in its habitat
The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselves.
Large geographic area with a similar climate and ecosystem
the living organisms in an ecosystem
Any nonliving component of an environment
the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole)
species whose population size is rapidly declining and will become extinct if the trend continues
Species that is likely to become endangered.
no longer present anywhere in the world; could be biotic or abiotic.
permanent elimination of a species from earth; irreversible loss
the loss of living space due to human activity or catastrophic events
plants and animals that have migrated to places where they are not native
An increase in population over a period of time
Release of harmful materials into the environment
the use or extraction of a resource until it is depleted
The process of making new products from materials that were used in another product.
using a resource over and over in the same form
to use less of something
a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
A low area of land that is built up from deposits of solid refuse in layers covered by soil.
A measure of how much an individual consumes, expressed in area of land
All the different populations that live together in an area
a community of organisms and their abiotic environment
Habitat Destruction, Invasive Species, Population, Pollution, Overharvesting