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(English) Community of plants, animals and other living organisms, together with the non-living components of their environment, found in a particular habitat and interacting with each other; a dynamic complex of plant, animal, fungal, and microorganism communities and their associated non-living environment interacting as an ecological unit. (See also: ecology, habitat, Environmental Impact Assessment)
(French) Communauté des plantes, des animaux et des autres organismes vivants, avec les composants non-vivants de leur environnement, qui se trouve dans un habitat particulier et qui réagit réciproquement avec l'un et l'autre; un complexe dynamique des communautés des plantes, des animaux, des fungus, et des micro-organismes et l'environnement non-vivant dans lequel ils sont associés qui réagit réciproquement comme une unité écologique. (See also: ecology, habitat, Environmental Impact Assessment)
(Portuguese) Comunidade de plantas, animais ou outros seres vivos juntamente com a componente inorgânica do Ambiente, encontrados num determinado habitat e interactuando entre si. (See also: ecology, habitat, Environmental Impact Assessment)

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