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Ecology Big Ideas

Size efficiency hypothesis                              Trophic levels

10% rule / energy transfer in systems            Niche

Resource partitioning                                      Competitive exclusion principle

Food webs                                                      Trophic cascades

Biodiversity                                                     Bioaccumulation/ Biomagnification

Carrying Capacity                                           Symbiotic relationships

Keystone species                                            Primary/ secondary succession