Biodiversity (Biological Diversity) | The Earth Times | Encyclopaedia

Biodiversity (Biological Diversity) | The Earth Times | Encyclopaedia.

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.”…



The Wolf Renaissance | Conservation | The Earth Times

The Wolf Renaissance | Conservation | The Earth Times.

The recent success of the wolf has been in reaching territories that have been empty for centuries. The American Midwest, Rome, the North Sea coasts of Europe and even Parisian suburbs are within range. Within 30 years population of the grey wolf, Canis lupus has quadrupled. France, Germany, Scandinavia and Italy have the required wilderness areas, whereas the Netherlands, central Scotland and many other urban areas seem unlikely but possible habitats.


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