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Biodiversity (Biological Diversity)

By Email author  – Fri, 15 Apr 2011 07:05:00 GMT

What is biodiversity?

The term biodiversity is a shortening of ‘biological diversity’ and according  to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) means ”the variability among  living organisms from all sources including, inter alia, terrestrial, marine  and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are  part; this includes diversity within species, between species and of  ecosystems.”…

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