Balance of Nature, or Ecological Balance, the balanced relationship of the plants, animals, and other living organisms that make up a natural community. This equilibrium is maintained by the interaction of the various organisms in a specific area, and by their interaction with nonliving environmental factors. (See Ecology.)
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