Get the natural environment encompasses all living and non-living things. And know biotic factors that act upon an organism or an ecological community in nature.
The environment consists of everything we see around us like water and land, trees, plants, flowers, animals, birds, and also people all make the environment. Environment satisfied all our needs. All the organisms like to live in a nice environment. The environment influences the growth and the development of the organism because the organism depends on the environment for food, and many other things. All that surroundings are living things and affect their growth and development is called the environment. We are surrounded by many small organisms too. Few of these can’t be seen through the naked eyes, these are microbes like bacteria, protozoa. The biotic components are the living components of the environment. Non-living things are called abiotic components such as soil, water. Even the components of the weather like temperature, sunlight is also abiotic components. Let’s see how they interact. The plants make food using carbon dioxide, water, and sunlight during the photosynthesis process. The plant is an abiotic component that uses abiotic components like water, air, sunlight for making its food. The animals depend on plants for food directly or indirectly.