NSES Content Standard F 
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Changes in environments
Grades K-4, page 140

Environments are the space, conditions, and factors that affect individual's and population's ability to survive and their quality of life.

The most closely related benchmark is at a higher level of sophistication.

Benchmark 5D The Living Environment: Interdependence of Life
Grades 6-8, page 117
In all environments--freshwater, marine, forest, desert, grassland, mountain, and others--organisms with similar needs may compete with one another for resources, including food, space, water, air, and shelter. In any particular environment, the growth and survival of organisms depend on the physical conditions.