Ecosystem may be defined as a biological community in which a group of living life forms live in conjunction with the nonliving segments of their surroundings (things like air, water and mineral soil), associating as a system.
These biotic and abiotic parts are viewed as connected together through supplement cycles and vitality flows. Ecosystem is characterized by the system of interactions among living beings, and amongst life forms and their environment. Ecosystem provides us huge amount of useful goods and benefits upon which each and every life form depends. Ecosystem management principles helps us to know that instead of managing individual species, natural resources should be managed at ecosystem level.
Ecosystem related journals:
Annual Review of environment and resources,Apllied and environmental microbiology, Aquatic ecosystem health and management, Ecosystem health, Ecosystem, Journal of ecosystems and management, Urban ecosystems.