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Habitat

A habitat (from the Latin for "it inhabits") is the place where a particular organism usually lives or grows. A biotope is the smallest possible geographic region of a habitat. A biome is the set of flora and fauna which live in a habitat and occupy a certain topography. A microhabitat is the immediate surroundings of a plant or animal within a habitat.

See also: heath, marsh, habitat conservation


A space habitat is a self-contained environment supporting some number of people in the vacuum of space in a permanent way. See space colonization.


Habitat is also the name of a chain of furniture stores founded in the 1960s by Terence Conran.


Fujitsu Habitat was one of the first successful online roleplaying gamess


Habitat for Mankind is a charity related to housing.