Logo: Habitats


Habitats refer to the conditions of the environment necessary for life to prosper. These conditions vary widely between species but can include such elements as water and food availability, temperature range, or absence of predators. Habitats can be defined very narrowly for one population of a particular species or more widely by type such as forests or coastal habitats that host many different species.

Important for the following ecosystem services:

Influenced by the following drivers of environmental change:

Data needs

  • Change in habitat quality

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