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With the help of an example of a food chain, prove that the flow of energy in the biosphere in unidirectional.

 

Answer:

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The above example explained that:

  •  At each trophic level only 10% of the energy is passed on to the next and the rest is either utilized for its own metabolic activities or is lost in the environment as heat. 
  • Lost energy is not returned to the previous level or to the solar input. 

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