Why can many ecosystems exist in one biome?

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Why can many ecosystems exist in one biome?

Scale of Earth:

Biologists and ecologists struggle to contextualize living spaces due to the vast size of planet Earth. It can be hard to tell when one ecosystem ends and another begins.

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Many ecosystems can exist in one biome due to the great size of a biome and the relative small size of an ecosystem. For example, a marine biome...

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Overview of the Earth's Biomes

from TExES Life Science 7-12 (238): Practice & Study Guide

Chapter 30 / Lesson 15
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