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How many different ecosystems are there?

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 Hi Brittany
The term ecosystems is sometimes used to refer to Biomes. In ecology communities make up ecosystems and ecosystems make up Biomes so there are really hundreds of ecosystems. I thing you are thinking about biomes. Desert,grassland and rain forest are examples of biomes Most ecologists list nine biomes. Google BIOMES if you want to read more about them

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