Ecology is the relations of organisms with one another, and with their physical surroundings (the planet). As such, ecology is very broad in scope and encompasses an incredible variety of research questions.
Research in ecology encompasses everything from the effects of weather patterns on animal migrations, how nutrient cycle in ponds, to how humans interact and influence their local environments. Because of the breadth of ecology's scope, it is often broken into sub-categories like terrestrial ecology, behavioural ecology, and urban ecology.
In this video, we will focus on Urban ecology, which is the study of ecology where humans are abundant and have made significant changes to the local environment, such as cities.
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