ecosystem | Definition, Components, & Structure ...
Ecosystem. The energy of sunlight is used by the ecosystem’s autotrophic, or self-sustaining, organisms. Consisting largely of green vegetation, these organisms are capable of photosynthesis —i.e., they can use the energy of sunlight to convert carbon dioxide and water into simple, energy-rich carbohydrates.
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