combined definition of an environment
would include all of the physical, chemical, and biological
conditions that act together on an organism or an ecological
community and influence its growth and development.
section you will find out about many of the biotic elements
of the environment. The fish, plants, invertebrates, and animals
of the Cuyahoga River are examined and discussed. The food
web is used to demonstrate why it is important to keep
every part of the web healthy. We are all dependent on the
environment working well.