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noun as in environment

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These things need to be done within a broader ecosystem, not just within a country but across the globe.

From Fortune

That burgeoning battleground “looks like what we saw in the early ’90s with the beginning of the cable ecosystem,” said one media executive.

From Digiday

Yet “parasites are so incredibly diverse” and influence a host species so much they can essentially “run ecosystems,” he says.

A digital ecosystem that does not rely on third-party cookies is approaching — with Google’s Chrome deadline for retiring third-party cookies looming and iOS 14 on its way.

From Digiday

That complexity highlights the task ahead for researchers trying to anticipate changes across ocean ecosystems as the waters warm, says Lewis Barnett, a Seattle-based NOAA fish biologist, who was not involved in the study.

From the looks of it, mistletoe is a keystone species and plays a crucial role in that forest ecosystem.

Experts generally consider known mortality to represent about half of actual grizzly bear deaths for the ecosystem.

Bats are crucial to the ecosystem, performing extremely valuable jobs like pollination and insect control.

Even in the most sophisticated echelons of the media ecosystem, the fix was in.

Over the next decade, the RETs wreaked havoc on the ecosystem, eating ducklings, small water birds, and other amphibians.

Familiarity with the biological components of an ecosystem is essential to meaningful radiobiological assessment.

Often little or no data are available to indicate the previous state of the ecosystem or the rate of degradation.

In some areas, nomads moving to less arid areas disrupt the local ecosystem and increase the rate of erosion of the land.

In these marginal areas, human activity may stress the ecosystem beyond its tolerance limit, resulting in degradation of the land.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ecosystem, such as: environs, and ecological community.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.