What is Environment?
The word Environment means ‘surroundings’ (environs). Therefore, the environment of an individual, object, or system includes all of the other entities – both living (biotic) and non-living (abiotic)-with which it is surrounded. In an environment.
What are the different types of environment?
Primarily, the environment can be categorised into two:
- Natural Environment: It includes all living and non-living things that occur naturally. For example, the environment in a forest surrounding an animal.
- Human-made/ Artificial Environment: It is the environment made by humans i.e. they don’t occur naturally. For example, ForumIAS classroom.
What are the different components of an Environment?
The environment has two types of components: Biotic and Abiotic