the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole)
"a high level of biodiversity is desirable"
the diversity (number and variety of species) of plant and animal life within a region
Biodiversity is the degree of variation of life forms within a given species, ecosystem, biome, or planet. Terrestrial biodiversity tends to be highest at low latitudes near the equator, which seems to be the result of the warm climate and high primary productivity. Marine biodiversity tends to be highest along coasts in the Western Pacific, where sea surface temperature is highest and in mid-latitudinal band in all oceans. Biodiversity generally tends to cluster in hotspots, and has been increasing through time but will be likely to slow in the future. Rapid environmental changes typically cause mass extinctions. One estimate is that
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The variety of all native living organisms and their various forms and interrelationships.
The variety of animal, plant and other living organisms that exist at a specific habitat.
Biodiversity is vital for the evolution of humanity, animal and plant kingdoms and other living organisms.Submitted by MaryC on February 20, 2020
The numerical value of biodiversity in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of biodiversity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of biodiversity in a Sentence
Even though the Amazon is one of the best places in the world for biodiversity, understanding its history is very difficult because there aren't many fossils.
We are facing the end of free-flowing rivers in Europe and a collapse of biodiversity if we do not stop this hydropower madness, the EU Commission under Ursula von der Leyen and the national governments have to stop this expansion. Above all, they must put an end to subsidies for hydropower and improve river protection.
Until and unless we can bring biodiversity back up, we're playing ecological roulette.
He wasn't in the room, but his team was, you shouldn't read anything into the American president's absence... The U.S. are with us on biodiversity and on the Amazon initiative.
We are watching, in real-time, as people's lives are destroyed around the world and in the UK; unless action is taken to halt biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero, these tragedies are set to worsen.
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- التنوع البيولوجيArabic
- biodiversitatCatalan, Valencian
- जैव विविधताHindi
- keanekaragaman hayatiIndonesian
- líffræðileg fjölbreytniIcelandic
- 생물의 다양성Korean
- biokepelbagaian, biodiversitiMalay
- biologisk mangfoldNorwegian
- biologisk mångfald, biodiversitetSwedish
- đa dạng sinh họcVietnamese
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