Consider the following ecosystems:

  1. Aquariums
  2. Wetlands 
  3. Dams

 Which of the above is/are example(s) of artificial ecosystem?

Answer: [A] 1 & 3 Only

An artificial ecosystem meets all the criteria of a natural ecosystem but is made and controlled by humans. It is created to mimic a natural ecosystem but often is less complex and with a very low genetic diversity. Orchards, farmlands, a garden and man-made reservoirs are some examples of artificial ecosystems.

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