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| Published: March 25, 2016

Ecological Niche Theory: A Brief Review

Mina Khatibi

PhD Student, Department of Educational Psychology, Shiraz University, UAE Branch, Dubai, UAE Google Scholar More about the auther

, Razieh Sheikholeslami

Professor of Educational Psychology, Department of Educational Psychology, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.021/20160302

DOI: 10.25215/0302.021

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In ecology, a niche is a term with a variety of meanings related to the behavior of a species living under specific environmental conditions. The ecological niche describes how an organism or population responds to the distribution of resources and competitors. The ecological niche concept expresses the relationship of an individual or a population to all aspects of its environment. Studies on the relationship between human population and environmental resources have employed niche concept. Ecological niche comprehends all conditions necessary for an organism to exist.

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ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.021/20160302

10.25215/0302.021

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016